A Flawed Study Claims that Few Women Regret Abortion
Additionally, the Turnaway study tracked study participants over a five-year time period. Over time, a significant percentage of the women who originally agreed to participate either could no longer be contacted or refused to answer follow-up surveys. The new Social Science and Medicine article tries to downplay this fact, stating that 71 percent of the women completed an interview in the final two years of the study. However, a 2017 article in JAMA Psychiatry that used Turnaway-study data indicated that only 58.4 percent of participants had responded to a survey five years after it began. This information further skews the results, as it is likely that women who disappeared from the survey were experiencing more psychological suffering than women who responded.
Interestingly, another recent study adds to the body of research showing that some women do suffer psychologically after obtaining an...
Interesting that this comes from the National Review's website. Of course, few people are buying or subscribing to their magazine, though they still have to pay nearly 2 million bucks each year in salaries for their top honchos.
This is very simple to disprove. First, let's agree that most abortions is a surgical operation to remove something that a woman claims is a threat to her life (in this case, her baby). According to guttmacher.org (a site that champions abortions) "Abortion is a common experience: At current rates, about three in ten. American women will have had an abortion by the time she reaches age 45." How many female family members, friends, and co-workers do you know have had abortions? It should average about 3 in 10 and (according to the report). And they should be pretty happy about and not afraid to share the procedure and experience that "saved their life."
Compare this to the experience of people who have survived life saving surgeries and procedures to remove cancer. According to cancer.org "Approximately 38.4% of men and women will be diagnosed with cancer at some point during their lifetimes (based on 2013‚Äď2015 data)." Chances are very high that you not only know family members, friends, and co-workers who have gone through the surgeries and experience. You probably not only found that they were not afraid to share their experience but were thankful and jubilant that the operation and treatment was a success. Who regrets surviving cancer?
Nash Jenkins wrote: Ninety-five percent of women who have had abortions do not regret the decision to terminate their pregnancies, according to a study published last week in the multidisciplinary academic journal PLOS ONE.
Its conclusions come after a three-year research period in which nearly 670 women were regularly surveyed on the subject of their abortions. The sample group was diverse with regard to standard social metrics (race, education, and employment) and on the matter of what the study calls pregnancy and abortion circumstances. Financial considerations were given as the reasons for an abortion by 40 percent of women; 36 percent had decided it was ‚Äúnot the right time;‚ÄĚ 26 percent of women found the decision very or somewhat easy; 53 percent found it very or somewhat difficult....
excerpt from,"Hardly Any Women Regret Having an Abortion, a New Study Finds"
While most of us think things women should be suffering not only short-term guilt, but should have their consciences gnawing on them for years, this is not the case.
Romans 8:7 For the mind that is set on the flesh is hostile to God, for it does not submit to God's law; indeed, it cannot.---ESV