Abortions are Unsafe!
(December 2006) The Population Reference Bureau’s recently updated guide, Unsafe Abortion: Facts & Figures 2006, sheds light on the public health impact of unsafe abortion. An estimated 68,000 girls and women die each year from unsafe abortions and millions more suffer complications that need medical attention.1
More than one-quarter of the world's people live in countries where the procedure is prohibited or permitted only to save the woman's life.2 Yet, regardless of legal status, abortions still occur, and nearly half of them are performed by an unskilled practitioner or in less than sanitary conditions, or both.3
And in 2006, two countries changed their abortion laws: Columbia relaxed its ban and Nicaragua expanded its ban.
In May, Colombia’s highest court overturned the country’s ban on abortion, allowing pregnancies to be terminated when a deformed fetus is not viable, when the pregnancy endangers the life or health of the mother, when artificial insemination or transfer of a fertile egg occurs without the consent of the mother, or when pregnancy results from rape or incest.4
In November, the president of Nicaragua signed into law a broader ban on abortions—even in cases when a woman’s life could be saved. Previous legislation allowed abortions if three doctors certified that the procedure was necessary to save a woman’s life, in the case of rape, or when the fetus was deformed and not viable. The new law would help protect the right to life, which is upheld in the constitution, according to a statement on the president’s website.5
No exceptions are allowed in cases of rape or to save a mother's life. With this shift, Nicaragua joined El Salvador and Chile as the only countries in the Western Hemisphere to place such a ban on abortion.
In developing countries, about one in six married women faces an "unmet need" for family planning. They would rather not become pregnant, but are not using any form of contraception. Reducing unmet need can help reduce unintended pregnancies, which lead to abortions and unwanted births.6
- World Health Organization (WHO), Unsafe Abortion: Global and Regional Estimates of the Incidence of Unsafe Abortion and Associated Mortality in 2000, 4th ed. (2004).
- Deborah Mesce and Erin Sines, Unsafe Abortion: Facts & Figures 2006 (Washington, DC: Population Reference Bureau, 2006).
- Mesce and Sines, Unsafe Abortion: Facts & Figures 2006.
- Republica de Colombia Corte Constitucional, "Comunicado de Prensa Sobre la Sentencia Relativa al Delito de Aborto, 10 de Mayo de 2006"; and Juan Forero, "Colombia Court Legalizes Some Abortions," New York Times, May 12, 2006.
- Joseph B. Frazier, "Nicaraguan President Signs Abortion Ban," Associated Press, Nov. 18, 2006; and Republica de Nicaragua Casa Presidencial, "Notas de Prensa del Presidente," accessed online at www.presidencia.gob.ni, on Nov. 21, 2006.
- Lori S. Ashford, Unmet Need for Family Planning (Washington, DC: Population Reference Bureau, 2003).
SOURCE: Unsafe Abortion: Facts & Figures 2006 - Population Reference Bureau
“Thou shalt not kill.”―Exodus 20:13
What is a Life Worth? (YouTube video)Please take a look at this YouTube video. It will remind you that every human life is precious and that we can see this truth most clearly through the face of a helpless, innocent baby who can do nothing for us but allow us the opportunity to give ourselves to him in love. It teaches that joy comes through giving oneself to another for their own sake and that authentic joy can be experienced in the midst of difficulties and even amidst tremendous sorrow. Mostly, it will reveal the heroic courage and life affirming witness that is possible for those yielded to and animated by the life of the Holy Spirit. Take a look but make sure you have your Kleenex ready.
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The Truth Why Women Have Abortions
you ask people why they do the things they do in life, they will give you
sensible sounding reasons which seem to explain their decisions. We like to
believe that we exercise sound judgment, especially in the important
decisions of our lives.
I think that this is rarely true. I think that standard operating procedure for human decision making is to do what feels right to you at the time, and then to give logical sounding justifications for what you were already going to do anyway, whether you had justifications or not.
So, if you are pregnant, and want to get an abortion, you will be able to give any number of reasonable sounding explanations why this is the right decision. You're not ready to be a parent, or you need to finish your education or get to a better point in your career, or you don't have enough money, etc.
If instead you want to keep the baby, you will explain how even though you will have some extra difficulties due to the lack of money or whatever, you will certainly be up to the challenge to make your life work with the baby, how being a parent will be good for you, what a great parent you'll make, how it will bring you and the father closer together, and so on. In either case, none of these will be the real reason for your decision. The real reason for your decision will always be, "I did it because I wanted to do it."
"And I will punish the world for their evil, and the wicked for their iniquity; and I will cause the arrogancy of the proud to cease, and will lay low the haughtiness of the terrible." —Isaiah 13:11
“To educate our Hispanic community regarding the life issues, especially the hate crime they have been subjected to by the abortion industry and promoters of abortion.”
There is hope!
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There is none!
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If God could hear the voice of Abel's blood crying out to Him from the ground (Genesis 4:10), do you suppose God has missed the cries of those 50,000,000 infants who've been butchered in America since 1973?
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