Late-Term Abortions More Dangerous Than Early Abortions

17 weeks

In an abortion every week of delay increases the danger by 20%. An abortion is 20% more dangerous every ongoing week of pregnancy

Dr. Henry Morgentaler, abortionist: press conference. Statement read at a joint press conference with the Manitoba Coalition for Reproductive Choice in Winnipeg, Friday, June 23, 2000

10 to 12% of all abortions are done in the second trimester or later.

 

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Sarah Terzo is a writer for Live Action and a member of the board of The Pro-life Alliance of Gays and Lesbians and Consistent Life. She lives in NJ.

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