Tuesday, October 12, 2004

Interesting factoid...


Yet surely the traditional Democratic concern with the social safety net makes it easier for pregnant women to make responsible decisions and for young life to flourish; among the most economically disadvantaged, abortion rates have always been and remain the highest. The world's lowest abortion rates are in Belgium and the Netherlands, where abortion is legal but where the welfare state is strong. Latin America, where almost all abortions are illegal, has one of the highest rates in the world.

So next time somebody tells you they want to ban abortion (and most likely it's a conservative), this is very useful to point out.

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