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Test Your Abortion I.Q.

By Editorial Staff
Published June 1, 1989

1. On January 22, l973 the U.S. Supreme Court legalized abortion through the _______ month of pregnancy.

2. The number of women dying from illegal abortions in 1972, the year before Roe vs. Wade, was:

A. 500 B. 5,000 C. 253 D. 39

3. How many abortions are now done each day?

A. 140 B. 500 C. 1,000 D. 4,000

4. The total number of abortions done since 1973 is ________.

5. Most Americans believe the majority of abortions performed in this country should not be legal. (True or False)

6. A heartbeat, brainwaves and response to touch are all present in an unborn baby by:
A. 2 months B. 3 months C. 4 months D. Birth.

7. It is legal for a minor daughter to have an abortion in most states without her parents’ knowledge or permission. (True or False)

8. Abortions done for rape, incest and threat to the mother’s life account for ______% of the 1.5 million abortions done each year in the United States.

9. An unborn baby can feel pain in the 3rd month. (True or False)

10. The number of couples waiting to adopt babies is:

A. 100,000 B. 2 million C.1 million D. 500,000

Abortion I.Q. – Answers

1. 9th – In the court’s Roe vs. Wade and Doe vs. Bolton decisions, abortions throughout the nine months of pregnancy were declared legal.

2. (D) 39 – This is the total number reported by the U.S. Center For Disease Control, a federal agency.

3. (D) – Over 4,000 abortions are done every day in the U.S.

4. 22 million – Total for 1973 through 1988.

5. TRUE – “Most Americans would ban the vast majority of abortions performed in this country.” – Boston Globe, March 31, 1989, p. 1.

6. (A) 2 months – By 21 days the heart is pumping and brainwaves have been recorded as early as 40 days.

7. TRUE – In 38 states minors can have abortions without their parents’ consent or notification.

8. About 1% – If mother’s “health” is included – an Alan Guttmacher survey, as reported in The Boston Globe [March 31, 1989], reports that abortions for “rape, incest and danger to the mother’s physical health” account for only about 7% of abortions in the U.S.)

9. TRUE – Dr. Vincent Collins, diplomat and fellow, American Board of Anesthesiologists, letter to President Reagan, February 13, 1984.

10. (B) 2 million – National Committee for Adoption, Washington, D.C.

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