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Abortion and the Risk of Breast Cancer: Information for the Adolescent Woman and Her Parents


Straight facts from science itself

American College of Pediatricians – December 2013

ABSTRACT: Studies from many nations suggest that induced abortion (IA) may be a causal risk factor for the development of breast cancer. Researchers agree that IA contributes to the increased risk of breast cancer by delaying the timing of a full-term pregnancy which is a protective factor. Increasing numbers of studies now show that IA prior to 32 weeks in and of itself is a risk factor for breast cancer due to the physiology of breast development and the manner in which abortion interferes with the maturation of the breast cells. Although largely ignored by the mainstream medical community, this risk information deserves a prominent place in the education of all adolescent women who may, in the future, consider an IA. …

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I Was Born Alive at 26 Weeks and the Abortionist Wanted to Kill Me, But Something Amazing Happened

This is a story I would rather not tell. If I could, I would hide it away in my memory bank forever. However, I know it needs to be told it because it is the truth. And truth, these days, is very unpopular.

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Holy See at UN Condemns Violence Against Women in Armed Conflict

Vatican City, April 24, 2015

“A proper vision of women’s roles in society, and an integration of women in every social sector, are crucial aspects of the prevention of violence.” …

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Investigators Uncover Al-Qaeda Plot Against the Vatican

Vatican City, April 24, 2015

Prosecutors in Italy say that the arrest of terrorist cell in Sardinia uncovered a plot in 2010 against the Vatican by Al-Qaeda operatives …

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‘Reproductive Rights’ Speech Fails at UN Commission on Population and Development

New York, April 23, 2015

The 48th Session of the Commission on Population and Development (CPD), ended last Friday and was viewed as one of the last opportunities to send a strong message of support for the inclusion of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), and its myriad of related issues including abortion, in the Post 2015 agenda. Official speakers, invited experts, and many NGOs staging side events, attempted to present, as fact, the opinion that SRHR is central to development and must be the cornerstone of the new development goals. Their attempts failed as countries were divided on the issues and could not agree on an …

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US Bishops Join With Other Religious Leaders to Affirm Marriage

Washington, D.C., April 23, 2015

With the U.S. Supreme Court to hear oral arguments April 28 on the rights of states to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman, more than 30 religious leaders representing diverse faith communities throughout the United States have reaffirmed their shared commitment to marriage and religious freedom. …

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Pope: Women Are Not Inferior to Men, Nor Replicas, But Reciprocal

Vatican City, April 22, 2015

When society devalues the alliance between men and women, “It’s a loss for everybody,” Pope Francis said, noting that marriage and family must be reaffirmed. …


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