Abortion & Breast Cancer: Lies and More Lies

From the beginning, the case for legalizing abortion was a fabrication of lies. As Dr. D. James Kennedy noted in his sermon, “Lies and More Lies,” the Supreme Court was told the number of women who had died from back-alley abortions was 10,000. But Dr. Bernard Nathanson, who presided over the abortion of 60,000 babies until he could no longer live with his conscience, admitted to Dr. Kennedy that this number was pulled out of the air—made up to impress the court. Likewise, the facts of the cases of Norma McCorvey, the “Roe” of Roe v. Wade and Sandra Cano, the “Doe” of Doe v. Bolton, are nothing like the stories their lawyers told to persuade the court. Today the lies continue. Abortionists never refer to the life in the woman’s womb as a “baby.” It is a “product of conception,” “a clump of cells,” or “the fetus.” They falsely assure women they will not experience any long-term consequences from having an abortion and hide information showing that suicide, depression, and complications with future pregnancies are common after-effects of abortion. In addition, the evidence of a clear link between breast cancer and abortion, which has been known for decades, is being ignored or disputed by shoddy research that relies on faulty research designs, as Dr. Joel Brind explains in his March 2015 article in National Review, “Abortion and Breast Cancer: The Stubborn Link Returns.” [i] As Dr. Brind wrote in his article, “The first epidemiological study to show a link between induced abortion and breast cancer was published in 1957.” In 1996, when Brind led a research team that...