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Statistics on IVF success rates

Author William M Connolly compiles the statistics on IVF success rates. Below is the percentage of successful pregnancies from various procedures. “In February 1999, Reuters reported that about 20,000 babies were born with the help of laboratory fertility techniques out of … Continue reading

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23% of pro-choicers believe life begins at conception

According to one study: “14% of pro-choice advocates say life begins when the fetus has measurable brain activity or motion. Even among pro-choice advocates, 23% believe life begins at fertilization. 38% of pro-choice advocates believe life begins when the fetus … Continue reading

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Only minority of people believe abortion should always be legal

NARAL Pro-Choice America, NOW and Planned Parenthood’s political position, their push for no restrictions at all on abortion up until the time of birth, has always been supported only by a minority of the population. “Even in abortion’s prime, a Gallup … Continue reading

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2003 poll: 58% of Americans think life begins at conception

Pro-Life author Troy Clark: “A Newsweek poll, in its June 9, 2003, cover story, “Should a Fetus Have Rights?”, disclosed that a strong 58% majority of Americans believe either life begins at conception (46%) or when an embryo is implanted … Continue reading

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67% of women and 55% of men felt abortion would make them feel bad

A poll asked about situations which would make a person feel very bad about himself or herself, and 67% of the women questioned and 55% of the men questioned in the age group 18 to 29 years old felt that having an … Continue reading

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Donating tissue makes some women feel better about abortion

The following question was asked to women in a poll: “If you became pregnant and knew that tissue from the fetus could be used to help someone suffering from Parkinson’s disease, how would you feel about having an abortion? The … Continue reading

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27.3% of women have abortions due to abuse

In one study 27.3% of women stated their experience of abuse influenced their decision to abort. TW Leung, et al. “A comparison of the prevalence of domestic violence between patients seeking termination of pregnancy and other general gynecology patients” International … Continue reading

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Survey shows people don’t know when abortion is legal

In a poll, people were asked when abortion was legal. Nearly all of them gave the wrong answers. This is what the poll found: 49% of people surveyed think that abortion is illegal after 7 weeks 76% think abortion is … Continue reading

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0.005% of abortions in England were done for risk to woman’s life

The following was cited in “ABORTION A Briefing Book For Canadian Legislators” Campaign Life Coalition NATIONAL PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE July 2002 “The British Hansard Written Answers of July 1, 1987 discloses that of 2.6 million abortions carried out in England … Continue reading

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Abortion rate among teens dropped from 39% to 14%

The number of abortions done on teenagers has dropped a great deal. The abortion rate among teens is much lower than it was. “Teens represented fewer than 14% of all abortions in 2011, compared to nearly 39% in 1980.” Brittany … Continue reading

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