per 1,000 women aged 15-44 years, compared with 19.
The rare/needs approach's central view that fewer abortions
are a good thing hampers the ability to recognize the profoundly negative consequences of reduced access to services.
According to Guttmacher, 161,100, or about 13% of all abortions
performed in 2005, were described as "early medication" or chemical abortions
Unveiled in April 2005, the initiative was so named because of its goal of reducing abortions
by 95 percent in 10 years.
Early studies of the effect of parental involvement laws on minors' pregnancy outcomes yielded conflicting findings, possibly because substantial numbers of young women were able to obtain abortions
in neighboring states that had no law.
Becky lived in Indiana, where state law required that young women seeking abortions
obtain permission from either their parents or a judge.
Department of Health data released on July 27 show that 185,400 abortions
were performed in England and Wales in 2004, an increase of 2.
The Legislature down in the Bayou State is following South Dakota's lead and working on an even stricter ban on all abortions
They also pointed out that even Planned Parenthood and other abortion
advocates acknowledge that fewer and fewer doctors are willing to perform abortions
, and many abortion
mills have closed down over the past several years.
In 1989, she helped Doug Wilder become governor of Virginia, overriding pro-choice purists who objected to Wilder's support of mandatory parental consent for teenagers' abortions
rights are a growing political and health issue in Latin America, a region with some of the most restrictive laws and high incidences of illegal abortions
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
Yet several studies find that rates of depression and other mental ailments in women receiving abortions
remain stable for several months, at least after a first-trimester procedure.