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Abortion is a divisive topic that I don't want to go into in detail here, but I would like to lay out some facts that opened my eyes when I arrived at college.

On one hand: Nearly half of pregnancies among American women are unintended, and four in 10 of these are terminated by abortion. Twenty-four percent of all pregnancies (excluding miscarriages) end in abortion.

From 1973 through 2002, more than 42 million legal abortions have occurred.

On average, women give four reasons for choosing abortion. Three-fourths of women cite concern for or responsibility to other individuals; three-fourths say they cannot afford a child; three-fourths say that having a baby would interfere with work, school or the ability to care for dependents; and half say they do not want to be a single parent or are having problems with their husband or partner.

In other words, abortion is always caused by social conditions and almost never because of incest or rape.

Source: Guttmacher Institute

On the other hand: http://mypage.direct.ca/w/writer/anti-tales.html


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