Abortion Quiz - Test Yourself!
Rochester Area Right To Life
How much do you really know about ABORTION?
Take this quiz and find out.
Put the letter of your answer above the space matching the number of the question.
1. In the U.S., what proportion of pregnancies ends in abortion?
A. 1 out of every 3 or 4
B. 1 out of every 19 or 20
2. At what age does the heart of a pre-born baby start to beat?
E. 21 days
F. 7 months
3. A living, pre-born child is partially delivered, but just before
the head leaves the birth canal a sharp instrument is inserted at the base of the skull,
and the babys brains are sucked out. Then the dead baby is delivered. This is:
N. a crazy science-fiction story, designed to frighten gullible people
O. a kind of infanticide known as "partial-birth" abortionand its legal!
4. Are there any after-effects from abortion?
A. No, its a womans choice to manage her own body and she has no ill effects.
B. Yes, women are vulnerable to effects ranging from depression and difficulty with personal relationships to suicide.
5. When does human life begin?
Q. At birth, or perhaps once we can determine whether the child is "normal."
R. At fertilization; only time and nutrition are needed for the baby to reach her birth-date.
6. Is there any connection between abortion and breast cancer?
S. Many studies have found that the risk of breast cancer is much increased if a woman has an abortion before a full-term pregnancy, especially if there is breast cancer in her family history.
T. Study after study has been done, and no evidence of a link between abortion and breast cancer has ever been documented.
7. In New York State, how late can a woman legally have an abortion?
W. Abortion is legal during the entire nine months.
X. Abortion is illegal after the first three months.
8. In New York State, how old does a girl have to be to get an
abortion without parental permission?
U. She needs to be at least 16.
V. No girl of any age needs to get parental permission or to even notify her parents.
The answer spells out a famous 1972 court decision.
Rochester Area Right to Life Committee, Inc. Education Fund
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