Coat Hanger Abortions: Where’s the Proof?

Pro-Abortion Study Falsely Claims 240,000 Texas Women Attempted to Self-Induce an Abortion http://www.lifenews.com/2015/11/17/pro-abortion-study-falsely-claims-240000-texas-women-attempted-to-self-induce-an-abortion/ Coat Hanger Lies: Study Falsely Claims 240,000 Women Did Abortions on Themselves http://www.lifenews.com/2015/11/18/coat-hanger-lies-study-falsely-claims-240000-women-did-abortions-on-themselves/ There’s No Evidence Pro-Life Laws are Making Women Do Abortions on Themselves...

Abortion & "The Back Alley"

There is a worn-out argument that has been used over the years against protecting unborn babies. They say there have always been abortions, and there will always be abortions. If you forbid the legal and "safe" abortions, women will merely return to illegal and "unsafe" abortions. It seems logical enough on the surface. However, there are no documented studies to prove this claim. In reality, an actual experience of a major nation when abortion was banned in that nation may be beneficial. Have illegal abortions increased in this nation? Have more women died or more women been injured? The nation to be considered is Poland. Poland, along with the rest of the Iron Curtain, Eastern European countries, was occupied for 44 years by Russia. Russia legalized state-paid abortion in the first three months of pregnancy. What are the official figures of the numbers of abortions performed annually during those years in Poland? In 1960, there were 150,400 abortions; In 1965, 168,600 abortions; In 1970 – 148,200 1975 – 138,600 1980 – 138,000 1985 – 135,500 By 1990, with the advent of the Solidarity independence movement…the number of abortions had declined to 59,417. This was a spontaneous movement. During 1993, in their freely elected new parliament, legislation was enacted that restricted abortion to life of the mother, rape or incest. In 1993, the total number of abortions was 777; In 1996, there were 559 abortions; In 1998 – 253. There had been loud predictions that if the total number of abortions was sharply reduced, the total number of "spontaneous" miscarriages would skyrocket. It was predicted that illegal abortionists would begin...