Q: What does McCain say about abortion, energy, poverty....?

A:Abortion : restrict late term abortions Energy : offshore drilling, nuclear power Poverty : not much Illegal Immigration : tighten border Environment : Promote ...Read More »

Q: If the main argument for pro-choice is that abortions help povert...

A:First, that is an argument, but not necessarily the main argument for having an abortion. Here is the quote you're referring to in your link: "Who's having abor...Read More »

Q: What about other issues like poverty, abortion, and the war? Do y...

A:Yes I do. First of all, the spiraling down of the Bush Administration has born out of the fact that some of these diversions were exactly that-diversions. Peopl...Read More »

Q: What makes something a wedge issue? Why is abortion a wedge issue...

A:A wedge issue is one that is designed for the express purpose of energizing a political base. It used to be that the idea of politics in America was to try to a...Read More »

Q: Why are Catholic bishops and priests so interested in abortion bu...

A:If we start with wars, it's not really the church's role to take part in heavy politics between different countries but more to be there and help the people who...Read More »

abortion and poverty

Abortion and poverty/social exclusion. No woman should be driven to abort her baby through poverty or social exclusion. Abortion simply allows society to get .
Forty-two percent of women obtaining abortions have incomes below 100% of the federal poverty level ($10,830 for a single woman with no children).[3].
Abortion is related to many other issues, including teenage pregnancy, unplanned pregnancy, domestic violence, unhealthy relationships and poverty.
The overall abortion rate is falling, but American women who are denied abortions carry an enormous economic burden and are more likely to .
Women who attempted to get abortions but were denied are three times as likely to fall into poverty than those whose efforts were not blocked, .
children. In short, poverty can lead to abortion, and abortion can lead to more poverty. Pope Francis has seen a deeper link between the poor and the unborn.
New research shows, yet again, the best way to prevent abortion is.of abortions are obtained by women living in or near poverty: Nearly 70 .
Popular Q&A

Did you hear that a Catholic cardinal praised Obama's new abortion bill?
When Bill Clinton was president, the number of abortions in the US went way down. They came up again under GW Bush. I think it's pretty clear to anyone who's watching with an open mind that the Republicans are just -playing- the issue of abortion, only exploiting it to get votes and money...

Nj abortion clinics......?
are you looking for a way for free? Planned Parenthood is the only option, maybe the health dept but they ask for a ton of info. You can't just walk into an office and expect free medical services.

Why can't state ban planned parenthood funding, if they don't have anything to do with abortion?
Planned Parenthood provides PRIMARY CARE and PREVENTATIVE CARE to millions of low-income women. Abortion is 3% of what they do. HENCE, it’s LAME to defund them...because the Republican’s REASON for defunding them is about abortion. They just don’t care about all the people they’ll hurt.

What is the catholic teaching on abortion?
Catholics believe that from the moment of conception until natural death, each human being is endowed by God with dignity and rights. Therefore abortion is viewed as the murder of an innocent and defenseless human being. You shall not kill. (Ex 20:13- cf. Deut 5:17) Before I formed you in the...

Can be pregnant immediately after abortion?
The D&C usually clears up your uterus and the passage so you are very much prone to pregnancy immediately. I know of 3 friends who conceived in the same month after their D&Cs (following miscarriages). But I agree with Erial that the pregnancy hormones still remain in you for upto two weeks...