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Abortion Numbers Rise

by | 19th, June 2007

DOES talking about sex in class make it less or more attractive? And doesn’t it show that women just have more choice?

The number of abortions carried out in England and Wales rose by 3.9% to 193,700 in 2006.

There was also a rise in the under-16 abortion rate, to 3.9 per 1,000 women, and among under-18s to 18.2 per 1,000.

Abortion has been increasing since it was legalised 40 years ago – there were 22,000 legal terminations in 1968.

And get a load of this:

Abortion, said the Scottish Cardinal Keith O’Brien three weeks ago, is murder. “In Scotland,” he said, “we kill the equivalent of two classrooms of children every day.” He urged Catholics, in effect, not to vote for politicians who upheld the existing abortion laws, and suggested in effect that pro-choice MPs couldn’t be real Catholics. “I can’t change the Ten Commandments,” said O’Brien McKeeverishly. “That’s what I’m ordained to teach and to preach: ‘Thou shalt not kill.’”

Cardinal Keith is a celebate man and unlikely to have been in a position where abortion is a choice…

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