Q: Abortion a crime or not?

A:Procreation is an ongoing process which can be interrupted at any point, right from not having sex in the first place, through contraception, and drugs which pr...Read More »

Q: Why is abortion a crime?

A:It's not in most states, excepting partial birth abortions. It is a crime because people think it is immoral, ending a life. The reason that partial birth abort...Read More »

Q: Did Legalized Abortion Lower Crime?

A:This paper examines the relationship between the legalization of abortion and subsequent decreases in crime. In a current study, researchers estimate that the l...Read More »

Q: Does Abortion Prevent Crime?

A:E-mail debates of newsworthy topics. Does Abortion Prevent Crime? In recent weeks there has been a lot of media coverage of a paper John Donohue and I recently ...Read More »

Q: Does Abortion Prevent Crime?

A:E-mail debates of newsworthy topics. Does Abortion Prevent Crime? I suspect that both the readers who have stuck it out with us this far and the professors at H...Read More »

abortion and crime

The effect of legalized abortion on crime (sometimes referred to as the Donohue- Levitt hypothesis) is the theory that legal abortion reduces crime. Proponents of . 1972 Rockefeller Commission on. - Donohue and Levitt study - See also
1) Five states legalized abortion three years before Roe v. Wade. Crime started falling three years earlier in these states, with property crime .
Crime began to fall roughly eighteen years after abortion legalization.any influence of a change in abortion would impact crime cumulatively as succes-.
third, and the rates for all violent crime and In fact, the authors estimate that the number property crime were each down by around of abortions and the .
ABORTION cuts crime. That claim—first demonstrated by John Donohue, of Yale Law School, and Steven Levitt, of the University of Chicago, .
This theme still resonates strongly with many people today. The best-known study of the abortion-crime connection was performed by John J.
Popular Q&A

There should be national abortion day, for women to celebrate their freedom. agree?
I disagree. Perhaps a "Personal Freedom Day" to be recognized by anyone that wants to celebrate religous freedoms, sexual freedoms, or even the freedom to wear white after Labor Day if I wanna. But not specific to abortion, it's a bit narrow-minded so would definitely not add to my days off...

Another abortion question?
There are many reasons for abortion and it is really no one's business but the woman's...severe birth defects, such as anencephaly, danger to the mother, rape or incest, or extreme poverty and the child is unwanted, if there were more abortions there would be fewer instances of child abuse...

Was abortion legal in Nazi Germany?
In 1933, in their first year of power, the Nazis passed a law forbidding abortion to Germans, increasing the penalties as they had been before Weimar liberalization. In March 1934, however, the Hereditary Health Court in Hamburg rendered a judgment which stated that abortion on grounds of racial...

How much would abortion be if my girlfriend is 26 weeks pregnant and where can we go?
At 26 weeks the is actually an 80% survival rate if she were to deliver now. That means she's way too far along for an abortion to even be an option. In IL, it's illegal after 24 weeks for that reason.

Home abortion using vitamin c and parsley, does it work?
Be 100% sure this is something you want to do. You dont want to regret this later. I look at my daughter every day and I am so glad I didnt get an abortion when I was 17. She is my everything even though it has been harder I can not picture life without her or think that I could have killed...