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Vol. 12, No. 5 -- April 16, 2013


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The Abortion-Breast Cancer Link:
The Cover-Up

Part 3 of 4

Joel Brind, Ph.D.


This third of four articles on the abortion-breast cancer (ABC) link was written by Dr. Joel Brind, a professor of biology and endocrinology at Baruch College of the City University of New York. The next installment in this series will run in our next newsletter. See Part I and Part II.

In Part II of this series of articles on the link between abortion and breast cancer, I described how the “reporting bias” or “response bias” argument has been systematically used by the most prominent medical research authorities in the western world to deny the reality of the ABC link. It is as hugely important to critics as it is demonstrably false.

The argument goes as follows:

When you compare the reproductive histories of breast cancer patients to healthy women (these are called “retrospective” data-based studies), the cancer patients will be more truthful about their past abortions than healthy women. If true, this would result in breast cancer falsely appearing to be more common among post-abortive than non-post-abortive women, thus incorrectly indicating an increased risk with abortion.

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Exception or Rule? Gosnell's "House of Horrors" Not So Rare

Cheryl Sullenger


Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell’s capital murder trial continues this week in a courtroom packed with worn, bloody furniture and outdated equipment seized from his dilapidated abortion clinic, which has come to be known as the “House of Horrors.” Gosnell is charged with seven counts of first degree murder for killing newborn babies born alive after abortions by snipping their spinal cords with scissors. He also faces one count of third degree murder in the overdose death of a patient, Karnamaya Monger.

But are the conditions described last week by two clinic workers and a Crime Scene Unit Officer really so different that what can be found at abortion clinics across America?

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