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Colombian Court Mulls Legalizing Abortion On Demand To 16 Weeks



It started out as a love story. He was a 25-year-old law school student and she, a 22-year-old college student. Juan Pablo Medina and Angie Tatiana Palta had been dating for 14 months in Popayán, a picturesque town in southwestern Colombia nestled in a valley between two Andean mountain ranges and known to locals as “The White City” for its many historic whitewashed colonial-era buildings.

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Many American Women Have Felt Pressured into Abortions, Study Finds



A significant number of American women who have had an abortion have felt subtle, or even substantial, unwanted pressure to abort, a recent study has found. The study, published recently in the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons, found that nearly three-quarters (73.8%) of women with a history of abortion surveyed admitted that they experienced at least subtle forms of pressure to terminate their pregnancies. More than half of the women reported that the perceived …

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Catholic Bishops Weigh Into Budget Debate



“We strongly support restoring the Mexico City Policy against funding groups that perform or promote abortion, and denying funding to the U.N. Population Fund.”

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“Illegal” Babies Abducted by Chinese Population Control Officials



As Beijing continues to vigorously pursue its infamous one-child policy, PRI has gathered evidence showing that Chinese villagers who cannot afford to pay these fines have their “illegal” children abducted and sold by Chinese population control officials. It is well known that those who violate the one-child policy have sometimes been subjected to coerced abortions or, if they have already given birth, have been forced to pay punitive fines and have been sterilized. For example, …

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For the Record…



“Abortion often is illegal in developing countries, and recording accurate abortion data in those countries is impossible, said Steven Mosher, president of the Population Research institute (PRI), ‘Neither Guttmacher nor anyone else knows how many abortions have been performed worldwide in this year or any other year,’ Mosher said in a written statement.” Tom Strode, “Mo. Official OK’s misleading ballot language again, pro-lifers say,” Life Digest, Baptist Press, 19 October 2007, http://www.sbcbaptistpress.org/BPnews.asp?ID=26652 “Steven Mosher, president …

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How Family Planning Programs Cause Sex-Selective Abortion, Female Infanticide, and Other Forms of Child Abuse



10 December 2007     Vol. 9 / No. 46 Dear Colleague, Contrary to the claims of the population controllers, their programs actually increase infant mortality. Let us count the ways. Steven W. Mosher How Family Planning Programs Cause Sex-Selective Abortion, Female Infanticide, and Other Forms of Child Abuse. The anti-natalists argue that population control (aka “family planning” programs) lowers infant mortality. Some of their arguments are very crude. It is true that, as the birth rate …

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Forced Abortions in America: Case Before Supreme Court



You don’t have to go to China to discover forced abortion. It exists right here in America, and has for many years. Jane Roe II’s Story Last month, PRI Review carried the story of the forced abortion of a woman in Florida. To summarize, on March 29, 1997, a young, pregnant woman we’ll call Jane Roe II entered the Aware Woman Center for Choice in Florida for an abortion. She was undressed and put on …

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