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termination

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failure of a plan

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The Health Department said 45,987 of the abortions were performed in the first trimester.
Further the ACLJ brief cites specific Congressional testimony from women who received secret abortions as children and whose testimony dramatically demonstrates that parental notification laws are needed and would play a vital role in the health and safety of children who are considering abortions.
According to Guttmacher, 161,100, or about 13% of all abortions performed in 2005, were described as "early medication" or chemical abortions.
I have heard deacons discuss the evils of abortion in the homily.
Joyce T, Kaestner R and Colman S, Changes in abortions and births and the Texas parental notification law, New England Journal of Medicine, 2006, 354(10): 1031-1038.
He obtained a temporary restraining order from a federal judge so that his and all Massachusetts family planning Clinics could Continue providing abortions to minors.
Kay, that abortions in the early stages of pregnancy, "perhaps until the fifth month," should be permitted ignores what Dr.
Bradley was right: Gore had previously supported pro-life legislation and had opposed Medicaid funding of abortions throughout the Clinton administration.
Kennedy said the measure contains provisions that allow for judicial oversight to allow abortions for minors.
These unjust laws have lead to staggering statistics: As many as 4 million Latin American women have unsafe abortions annually--a quarter of them in Brazil alone.
Congress has more fanatical members than ever, none more so than newly elected Senator Tom Coburn, Republican of Oklahoma, who advocates the death penalty for doctors who provide abortions.
Men are rarely mentioned in pro-choice commentary, except to celebrate women's freedom from male control over their reproductive lives-though supportive partners of women who have abortions may sometimes be acknowledged as well.
28] While the Weimar government relaxed penalties for abortion, the Nazi government in 1933 enacted even harsher laws against abortion and contraception, and during the Second World War decreed the death penalty for those who continuously carried out abortions.