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Obama administration puts abortion politics above needs of oppressed women, analysts note

June 26, 2012

Writing in the New York Daily News, Steve Wagner and Kim Daniels explore the practical impact of the Obama administration's decision to cut off federal funding for a program administered by the US bishops' conference to help the victims of sexual trafficking. The problem is widespread, the authors report, and the victims are left in miserable conditions--simply because the administration insists on making abortion readily available. Wagner and Daniels observe:

When abortion or contraception is provided to trafficking victims who remain under the control of those who exploit them, it’s the trafficker who benefits, continuing to exploit his victim without interruption.


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