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45 million missing girls

Abortion | Demographers quantify the effects of sex-selective abortion
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 5/13/19, 04:41 pm

For the first time since 2011, demographers blame sex-selective abortion for the imbalanced boy-girl ratio around the world. Results from a study released this month estimates that from 1970 to 2017, sex-selective abortions resulted in about 45 million missing baby girls.

The majority of those would have been born in China and India, demographers from the University of Southampton in England concluded in the study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Babies dying, women at risk

Abortion | Reports of complications from drug-induced abortion are just the tip of the iceberg
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 5/06/19, 06:18 pm

New data from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration reveals a staggering number of complications from drug-induced abortions, which are likely even more common than reported. Abortion advocates, meanwhile, continue to call the drugs safe and push for lower restrictions on them, including making them available over the counter.

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Paying abortion bills

Abortion | Judge blocks Title X changes that would stop funding abortion
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 4/29/19, 04:32 pm

Nearly two dozen pro-abortion states got their way last week, at least temporarily, when a federal judge blocked pro-life updates to Title X of the Public Health Service Act.

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