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African Union looks to abortion to lower maternal mortality

August 06, 2010

The African Union, under heavy pressure from UN officials and international organizations, has approved a statement suggesting that abortion offers a way to address the problem of high maternal mortality. The statement was approved despite pleas for the African Union to concentrate on less controversial options, such as support for maternal nutrition and skilled medical personnel to care for women during pregnancy and childbirth.


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  • Posted by: wojo425627 - Aug. 10, 2010 8:08 AM ET USA

    Rather than work to build health care for the women and train doctors, they have chosen the cowards way out. Train doctors to KILL THE CHILDREN rather than save them. I guess people need sex more than they need children. Pope Paul VI said that "marriage is a long road to sanctification."