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Letter: The effects of abortion

Editor, Gazette-Journal:

With a new Supreme Court judge on the way, the Roe v. Wade decision might be overturned. Let’s look at some of the effects of abortions to decide if that would be good or bad.

Since January 1973 approximately 60 million innocent unborn children have been aborted in the U.S. That is the same as the number of military and civilians killed in World War II. One important difference is that abortion is a choice, while war is imposed on people by others.

Abortion reduced our population, which would be considerably higher if those aborted children had been born. Also, many would have had children, grandchildren, etc. Immigrants have replaced those missing people, but many of them don’t have the values, culture, religion, etc., of native-born Americans and may change the U.S. the way Europe is being changed.

Abortion has seriously affected the black population, who are 13 percent of the population, but have approximately 35 percent of the abortions. The...

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