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From misinformation that was communicated in promotional materials or in person to women at crisis pregnancy centers, nonprofit organizations established to counsel women against having abortions. The incidents were documented in reports published by NARAL Pro-Choice America and the House Government Reform Committee.

Abortion is legal throughout all nine months of pregnancy.

The cervix can become stretched out following an abortion.

Abortion causes birth defects in later pregnancies.

Abortion increases the risk of breast cancer before age forty-five by 800 percent.

Women who have an abortion are four times more likely to die in the following year than women who give birth.

Abortion clinics are dirty and spattered with blood.

Many women bleed to death on the operating table.

Many women commit suicide after having an abortion.

Abortion can cause eating disorders.

Abortion can cause “permanent damage.”

Abortion can cause “a downward spiral.”

You might react negatively every time you hear a vacuum.

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April 2017

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