ABORTION-CONTRACEPTION CONNECTION – ABORTION INDUSTRY COMMENTS
Pro-abortion Alan Guttmacher Institute [research arm of Planned Parenthood] has repeatedly reported on major surveys that show 56%-58% of all women having abortions were using contraception the month they became pregnant.
Alan Guttmacher Institute researcher Stanley K. Henshaw– “Contraceptive users appear to have been more motivated to prevent births than were nonusers”
Alan Guttmacher Institute researcher Stan E. Weed-“[F]or every 1000 teens between 15-19 years of age enrolled in family planning clinics, we can expect between 50 to 120 more pregnancies”
Infamous “sexologist” Alfred Kinsey, 1955- “At the risk of being repetitious, I would remind the group that we have found the highest frequency of induced abortions in the groups which, in general, most frequently uses contraception”
Abortionist Judith Bury, 1981- “There is overwhelming evidence that, contrary to what you might expect, the provision of contraception leads to an increase in the abortion rate.”
National Survey of Family Growth– Contraceptive failure rates show 7% for the pill, 16% for the condom, 22% for the diaphragm, and 30% for spermicide. Figures are even higher for unmarried people.
Sociologist Lionel Tiger, 1999- “With effective contraception controlled by women, there are still more abortions than ever…[C]ontraception causes abortion”
Abortionist Malcolm Potts, 1976- “As people turn to contraception, there will be a rise, not a fall, in the abortion rate”.
In a study of abortion patients in 1994-95 [Alan Guttmacher Inst.], 58% of patients reported that they ‘currently used’ contraception during the month of their last menstrual period…
[CDC, MMWR, 7June02, "Abortion Surveillance – United States, 1998"]
Two-thirds of unplanned pregnancies occur among women who described themselves as using birth control, [May 2003 issue of the journal Human Reproduction, Researchers from the Hospital de Bicetre in France]
Among the women who became pregnant unintentionally, 65% reported using contraception.
[The Washington Post, 5/5/03]