Friday, October 08, 2004

Study Links Abortion, Women's Violent Deaths

Post-abortion researcher David Reardon repoted that a major study of death certificates and medical records in Finland has shown that the risk of death from suicide is six times higher for women who have had an abortion compared to women who gave birth.

This finding reinforces an inadvertent finding made by the Centers for Disease Control in a study published in Public Health Reports in July of 1978. The CDC study, "Deaths After Legally Induced Abortion," found a higher number of women suffering traumatic death (accident, homicide, and suicide) in the months following their abortions than would be expected in the general population of women.

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