We must refuse to accept sex-selective abortion

By Brittany Summers On June 2 of this year, a sex-selective abortion ban bill in Canada failed in a 248-82 vote. Bill C-233, advanced by Cathay Wagantall, a Member of Parliament (MP) in the House of Commons in Canada, would have made it illegal to abort a baby solely based on its sex.  Here we see another …

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Armenia’s population could decline by 80,000 due to sex-selective abortions

Sex-selective abortion is a well-documented issue around the world By Right to Life UK Professor Tsovinar Harutyunyan, the Assistant Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Armenia, has recently spoken out about the devastating impact of sex-selective abortion on the country’s demographic future. At a recent webinar for the University of Southern California’s …

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Study predicts global loss of nearly 5 million girls from sex-selective abortion over next decade

By Nancy Flanders  A new study has revealed that there will be 4.7 million fewer girls born over the next 10 years due to sex-selective practices around the world — mainly sex-selective abortion. That could mean 22 million missing girls over the next 80 years, completely disrupting the already lopsided global gender balance. The study, published …

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The Ultimate Dilemma for Pro-Abortion Feminists: Sex-Selective Abortions

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. Each day we repost a story that appeared a year ago in NRL News Today primarily because it remains particularly relevant. This post/repost goes back several years, but because, I believe, it touches on an area of acute vulnerability for the Abortion Industry and its legion of apologists, I am …

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Sex-selective abortion in India keeps claiming more victims

By Michael Cook  On March 4, 2010, The Economist ran one of its most memorable covers: a completely black page, except for a pair of tiny pink shoes with frilly bows the bottom. The headline was “Gendercide: what happened to 100 million baby girls?” Good question. The answer is that they were aborted or killed, mainly in China …

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Canadian parliament refuses to condemn sex-selective abortion

By Michael Cook According to the United Nations, “around 140 million women are believed to be ‘missing’ around the world – the result of son preference, including gender-biased sex selection, a form of discrimination.” Ten years ago, UN agencies, including the OHCHR, UNFPA, UNICEF, UN Women and WHO issued a position paper condemning the elimination …

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Sex-selective abortion in India keeps claiming more victims

By Michael Cook  On March 4, 2010, The Economist ran one of its most memorable covers: a completely black page, except for a pair of tiny pink shoes with frilly bows the bottom. The headline was “Gendercide: what happened to 100 million baby girls?” Good question. The answer is that they were aborted or killed, mainly in China …

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Canadian Parliament Defeats Bill to Ban Killing Babies in Sex-Selection Abortions

By Mike Schouten Today Members of Parliament voted against sending Bill C-233, the Sex Selective Abortion Act to committee for further study. Introduced by Saskatchewan MP Cathay Wagantall, the bill would have prohibited physicians from knowingly performing sex selective abortions – a practice that is disproportionately used to target girls. Despite Erin O’Toole’s emphatic pro-choice …

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13.5 million sex-selective abortions in India between 1987 and 2016

Could be as high as 22 million By Right to Life UK A paper published last month by a leading medical journal estimated that 13.5 million or more baby girls were aborted in sex-selective abortions in India between 1987 and 2016. While India outlawed sex-selective abortion in 1994, it has remained a common practice and …

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Bill that would outlaw sex-selective abortion in Canada receives second reading

By Right to Life UK A Private Members Bill proposed in the Canadian Parliament that would outlaw sex-selective abortion, has received its second reading. An e-petition signed by over 10,000 Canadians in support of the Bill has also been tabled in the Canadian House of Commons. Bill C-233, which has been brought forward by Conservative …

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Sex Selective Abortion Act to be debated by Canadian Parliament

By We Need a Law Editor’s note. “The Sex Selective Abortion Act is scheduled to have its first hour of debate today. “This act would prohibit sex selective abortion, making a strong statement about Canada’s commitment to ending sex-based discrimination from the earliest stages,” according to We Need a Law, a Canadian pro-life organization. “Sex …

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