Abortion Q & A for our listeners
(Legal= all 9 month.) By law
Is there any cut off when abortions aren’t done?
No, but in some states clinics will not perform abortions beyond a baby’s length (33.3 cm in some states).
Is the doctor obligated to tell you all the medical risks involved? (Called Informed consent)
In North Carolina the answer is no.
Do you need parental consent? NC?
Yes, but if you don’t want to tell your parents go to court for permission.
Can the father of the baby stop the abortion?
No, but a leading cause of death among young women is murder by boyfriend over refusal to have abortion.
What is the leading cause of death in USA?
Heart disease is number two at 975,000 deaths per year.
How many abortions per day? Per year? Per lifetime?
Day: 3,400 per day (1 every 20 seconds)
Year: 1.3 million per year/US: 45 million/world
1 out 3 American women will abort.
What does the word “fetus” mean? Pro-choice?
Madison Avenue campaign in late 1980’s to soften abortion debate.
Pro life events for January 2010
|16th||Respect Life mass at 8 a.m. at St. Joseph’s in Raleigh with Bishop Burbidge followed by the NC RTL Prayer breakfast at 9:30 a.m. and the Rally for Life at Nash Square at 1 pm. See http://ncrtl.org/|
|22nd||March for life in DC and Mass for life with Bishops Burbidge and Jugis at 11:30 a.m. at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception. See here and here for more details.|
|30th||Wilmington Prayer Vigil 2010 at 12:30 at Riverfront Park. Please visit nhcplc.org for more information.|
Local pro-life links:
New Hanover County Pro-life Council
NC Right to Life
March for Life
LifeLine Pregnancy Center, Wilmington
National Association of Pro-Life Nurses
Coalition on Abortion-Breast Cancer
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