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Maternal health is better where abortion is restricted

Paula Aracena | 02 March 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, maternal mortality, MELISA Institute, Mexico
Analysis of a decade of Mexican data shows the opposite of what is regularly claimed.

The torture-abortion nexus

Michael Cook | 02 February 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, torture
Why do philosophers who defend abortion also defend torture?

Rally and march against radical ideology that dehumanizes

Sheila Liaugminas | 30 January 2015 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: abortion, Charlie Hebdo, human rights, March for Life, Paris rally

Protecting doctors’ freedom of conscience

Margaret Somerville | 29 January 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, conscience protection, euthanasia
Some practical steps would protect rights and prevent "ethical cleansing".

Does the Pill cause abortions?

Gerard Migeon | 29 January 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: abortion, contraceptive pill, fertility awareness

The Mario that might have been

Robert P. George | 07 January 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, Catholic Church, Mario Cuomo, New York
The former governor of New York failed to use his impressive gifts as a politician to defend life.

Two cultures, one demeaning attitude to women

Johanne Brownrigg | 09 December 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, female genital mutilation
It takes a village to support female circumcision. The same for abortion.

The debate that never was

Anthony McCarthy | 04 December 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, free speech, UK
Oxford canned a debate on abortion after protests by feminists. A pity, because the arguments are worth examining.

Breast cancer campaigns – and the risk they don’t mention

Louise Kirk | 22 October 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: abortion, breast cancer, informed consent

Cool heads are needed on the abortion-breast cancer link

David van Gend | 27 August 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, breast cancer, media frenzy, prostate cancer
Ostracism, scorn and denial are not good strategies for dealing with an important public health issue.

Dawkins, and what to do about a baby with Downs

Laura Perrins | 22 August 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, Down syndrome, Richard Dawkins
Advice offered on Twitter sounds brutal - and it is.

There’s something very familiar about the UK dying debate

Caroline Farrow | 04 August 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, euthanasia, UK
Lords and celebrities endorse choice, others find they have little.

Unpacking the labels in the abortion debate

Margaret Somerville | 26 June 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, Canada
Like North Korea and China, Canada has no abortion law. What is to be done?

Why are men more in favour of abortion?

Philippa Taylor | 10 June 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, gender stereotypes
Polls show that men are more liberal on abortion limits than women.

Is this democracy? 28 EU commissioners veto 2 million strong petition

Carolyn Moynihan | 30 May 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, democracy, embryonic stem cell research, European Union
You don’t have to be a Eurosceptic to have issues with Big Europe.

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