What’s wrong with abortion?

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What’s wrong with abortion?

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ANSWER: Abortion takes a child’s life. From the moment of conception, every person is a distinct and living human being with intrinsic worth, who possesses the basic right to life.

Abortion harms women. Abortion poses serious short-term and long-term risks to women’s physical and emotional health.3

Abortion harms all of us. It has created a culture that disregards the dignity of human life, endangers women, demeans motherhood, and denigrates men’s role as fathers.


3. “Unsafe: America’s Abortion Industry Endangers Women,” Americans United for Life, 2021.

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