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In crafting our own "women's rights and well-being" argument, we ought first to note that the pro-abortion ideology, commonly known as "reproductive rights and health,"  is very - I mean extremely - threatened by the newer research showing that abortion, despite being touted as a woman's right (we normally think of a "right" as something of benefit to the person exercising it), is something uniquely harmful and traumatic to women.  Continue Reading

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  1. Dr. Dom
    2 years ago

    Spiritus Gladius, you would be much better off learning to communicate rather than ranting like that. You make some good points, but there is no respect for the other in what you write. Learn some respect!

  2. Dr. Dom
    2 years ago

    c you are badly misinformed. Email me if you'd like to discuss.

  3. Dr. Dom
    2 years ago

    Doc G, not necessarily, not when writing per this style and genre. This is not scientific writing. But here's at least 2, then for the British Journal of psychiatry report 2011 here: (email me to discuss)

    Abortion and mental health: quantitative synthesis and analysis of research published 1995-2009.
    Coleman PK.
    Br J Psychiatry. 2011 Sep;199(3):180-6. Review.
    PMID: 21881096 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article
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    Reproductive history patterns and long-term mortality rates: a Danish, population-based record linkage study.
    Coleman PK, Reardon DC, Calhoun BC.
    Eur J Public Health. 2012 Sep 5. [Epub ahead of print]
    PMID: 22954474 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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    Short and long term mortality rates associated with first pregnancy outcome: Population register based study for Denmark 1980-2004.
    Reardon DC, Coleman PK.
    Med Sci Monit. 2012 Aug 30;18(9):PH71-76.
    PMID: 22936199 [PubMed - in process]
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  4. Dr. Dom
    2 years ago

    Gail start here; peer reviewed, no baloney.

    Mayo Clin Proc. 2006 Oct;81(10):1290-302.
    Oral contraceptive use as a risk factor for premenopausal breast cancer: a meta-analysis.
    Kahlenborn C, Modugno F, Potter DM, Severs WB.
    Department of Internal Medicine, Altoona Hospital, Altoona, PA, USA.
    To perform a meta-analysis of case-control studies that addressed whether prior oral contraceptive (OC) use is associated with premenopausal breast cancer.
    We searched the MEDLINE and PubMed databases and bibliography reviews to identify case-control studies of OCs and premenopausal breast cancer published in or after 1980. Search terms used included breast neoplasms, oral contraceptives, contraceptive agents, and case-control studies. Studies reported in all languages were included. Thirty-four studies were identified that met inclusion criteria. Two reviewers extracted data from original research articles or additional data provided by study authors. We used the DerSimonian-Laird method to compute pooled odds ratios (ORs) and confidence intervals (CIs) and the Mantel-Haenszel test to assess association between OC use and cancer.
    Use of OCs was associated with an increased risk of premenopausal breast cancer in general (OR, 1.19; 95% CI, 1.09-1.29) and across various patterns of OC use. Among studies that provided data on nulliparous and parous women separately, OC use was associated with breast cancer risk in both parous (OR, 1.29; 95% CI, 1.20-1.40) and nulliparous (OR, 1.24; 95% CI, 0.92-1.67) women. Longer duration of use did not substantially alter risk in nulliparous women (OR, 1.29; 95% CI, 0.85-1.96). Among parous women, the association was stronger when OCs were used before first full-term pregnancy (FFTP) (OR, 1.44; 95% CI, 1.28-1.62) than after FFTP (OR, 1.15; 95% CI, 1.06-1.26). The association between OC use and breast cancer risk was greatest for parous women who used OCs 4 or more years before FFTP (OR, 1.52; 95% CI, 1.26-1.82).
    Use of OCs is associated with an increased risk of premenopausal breast cancer, especially with use before FFTP in parous women.

  5. Gail Finke
    2 years ago

    I would like some good, non-biased research about hormonal contraceptives and breast cancer. Most of what I have seen -- either way -- seems biased or ideological. There seems to me to be a pretty clear link between abortion and MUCH higher risks of breast cancer, but as a non-medical person I can't tell about hormones, and I just don't trust things that are obviously coming from people with a particular axe to grind, even if I am also grinding the same axe. I want facts.

  6. John
    2 years ago

    The First Right from which other rights flow, is the Right To Life. As DR. Weinstein said, If we lose the right for any part of life, time will come when we lose respect for All Life.

  7. Doc G
    2 years ago

    @c: References, c, references. It's customary, c, to reference sources when citing scientific studies.

  8. Spiritus Gladius
    2 years ago

    Women this, women that. Hahaha. How funny it is, that we are getting to this point - where we cannot talk about women without being emphatically and falsely charitable - almost to the point of hyperbole! We cannot talk about women without belittling men! Disgusting! Lord God, Heavenly King, send down your Angels, and destroy the foundation that these lies are built upon! Disband the feminist movement. Destroy the appalling, senseless, evil, wicked, twisted, and disordered pride in which our culture is partaking. Restore the family, in which men lead, and women follow. Make men strong, help us to prevail against evil. Open the eyes of women to recognize that by following men, they are in fact being served by men, not serving men. For it was your son, Jesus Christ, who was the greatest leader, yet the most humble servant. As the Christ leads the Church, so to is man to lead woman. As the Church submits to Christ, so to is woman to submit to man. You've made this abundantly clear in over a dozen passages in the bible, yet even your Holy Church ignores the sacred scriptures in favor of a political correctness that is destroying the family at its core. Let us recognize Lord, that the traditional role of man and woman is not something to be questioned, disputed, or thrown away, but is designed and subject to your awesome authority. It was you, God of Adam, who designed the family, and created this tradition. Have mercy on us Lord, for these transgressions against you and against over 4000 years of history surely offend You beyond our imagination. Lord have mercy on all of us. Wake us up, help us to change our ways, and to reject the self, and to serve You and the order which you established!

  9. Martha
    2 years ago

    The same media and elites that ignore this data also ignore the grave threat that oral contraceptives pose to our drinking water and the alarming ecological changes in the animal life in our lakes and streams that have already occurred because of the hormones peed out that end up there. No, of course they are the ones that are "green". b.s. on everything that proceeds from their can count on the opposite being true.

  10. c
    2 years ago

    Priscilla Coleman's studies have been criticized as unreproducible by other scientists using the same data sets. She's even issued a correction on some of her work but still containing other factual errors.

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