UK Abortion Rate Rises Despite Wide Access to Morning-After Pill

Focus on the Family’s 30 Sept 2006
Plan B is not the answer. Abortion advocates have long claimed that full access to the so-called morning-after pill would reduce the number of abortions. But a report from Britain finds that abortions there are up despite ready access to the controversial pill.The morning-after pill became widely available in the United Kingdom several years ago, supposedly to reduce abortions. But Anthony Ozimic, a spokesman for Britain’s Society for the Protection of Unborn Children, said abortions in England have risen steadily during that time—going from 186,000 in 2001 to 194,000 last year

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