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Abortion can make you sexually abuse children, says crisis pregnancy center (in London UK)
Belfast Telegraph ^ | 11 February 2014 | Katie Wilson

Posted on 02/11/2014 9:50:17 PM PST by Olog-hai

Women at a crisis pregnancy center in London have been told having terminations can make them more likely to sexually abuse children they may have later, an investigation has revealed.

An undercover reporter for the Daily Telegraph newspaper posed as a woman asking about the procedure and was told about various risks, including nightmares, seizures and tremors.

In secretly-filmed footage, an adviser who gave her name as Annabel said: “There’s also an increased statistical likelihood of child abuse.” …

(Excerpt) Read more at belfasttelegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Health/Medicine; Religion; Society
KEYWORDS: abortion; babykillers; childmolestation; sexualabuse

1 posted on 02/11/2014 9:50:17 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai
I don't know about sexual abuse per se but it has been known in the literature for years that post abortion children are at increased risk for physical and emotional abuse. Aborted women are often not right afterward and take it out on their live children. Just one more class of victims of "choice."
2 posted on 02/11/2014 9:54:29 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: Olog-hai

I’m am absolutely pro-life and that is about the most idiotic think I have ever heard.


3 posted on 02/11/2014 9:55:16 PM PST by RIghtwardHo
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To: Olog-hai

If you are perverted enough to abort your child, you are pervert enough to be a pervert.


4 posted on 02/11/2014 9:56:19 PM PST by doc1019
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To: Olog-hai

I could see it making you more violent, but sexually perverted? I cannot see that. It’s things like this that make people hate pro-lifers.


5 posted on 02/11/2014 10:00:54 PM PST by Politicalkiddo (Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crused it. -M. Twain)
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To: Politicalkiddo

Exactly.


6 posted on 02/11/2014 10:09:12 PM PST by RIghtwardHo
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To: Olog-hai

Correlation isn’t causation.

Were people more likely to get abortions because they were messed up, or were they messed up because of the abortion they got?


7 posted on 02/11/2014 10:17:47 PM PST by Mount Athos (A Giant luxury mega-mansion for Gore, a Government Green EcoShack made of poo for you)
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To: doc1019

true


8 posted on 02/11/2014 10:42:16 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Politicalkiddo; RIghtwardHo

>> It’s things like this that make people hate pro-lifers.

You both feel the need to bond with the Choice crowd?


9 posted on 02/11/2014 10:47:23 PM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: RIghtwardHo

If it’s there really is a statistical correlation, then what is so idiotic about it? It seems to me, if the claim is true, then stating it is a non-issue. So, the only issue is if the claim is untrue. The article quotes one source to make that argument:

“The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists told the paper there was no scientific evidence to suggest an abortion could make women more likely to abuse a child.”

That sounds like a pretty pat answer to me, rather than the result of any actual research into the matter. I found it hard to believe that someone would say there is a statistical correlation if they hadn’t seen a study that talked about a statistical correlation, so I tried to find those studies. I found an interview with a Dr. Philip Ney, a child psychologist who has been doing research into this issue. He says:

“Sadly enough, statistically speaking and I have to say this very carefully, statistically speaking women who have had abortions are less likely to bond to their children, and therefore these children are more likely to be abused and neglected. Also, women who were abused and neglected as children are more likely to have abortions. And I can tell you that wherever I have said this, in whatever kind of an audience, people have become really quite upset, sometimes very angry. But I think I can say that having done the research now over a number of years and published a number of papers, that that is a statistically significant connection.”

http://www.priestsforlife.org/media/interviewney.htm

I also located another article here:

http://www.ewtn.com/library/PROLENC/ENCYC041.HTM

which has a section titled “The Mechanisms of Child Abuse” based on Dr. Ney’s research. That article cites the following studies by Ney:

Philip G. Ney, M.D., Head of the Department of Psychiatry at Royal Jubilee Hospital. “Abortion and Child Abuse: Which is Cause, Which is Effect?” Paper presented at a conference entitled “Psychological Aspects of Abortion.” sponsored on October 31 and November 1, 1978, by the Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois. Also see Philip G. Ney, M.D. “Is Elective Abortion a Cause of Child Abuse?” Sexual Medicine Today, June 1980. Reprinted in the Fall 1980 Human Life Review, pages 115 to 117.


10 posted on 02/11/2014 11:07:58 PM PST by Boogieman
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To: Gene Eric

What? I never said that I wasn’t pro-life. It’s adding fuel to their fire to make stupid claims without proof. Why help them in their crusade? We have enough to deal with when combatting their stupid claims for our side to indulge in the same type of behavior.


11 posted on 02/11/2014 11:25:38 PM PST by Politicalkiddo (Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crused it. -M. Twain)
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To: Boogieman

Statistics can imply all manner of upsetting or odd things regarding mass behavior, unless very carefully couched and explained. What this actually says is that emotionally damaged women are both more likely to have an abortion and to abuse their children sexually. Makes more sense, doesn’t it? At least it does to all but hardcore abortion promoters.


12 posted on 02/11/2014 11:42:00 PM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: Politicalkiddo

Stories like this one are not the reason for the hatred directed towards Pro-Lifers.


13 posted on 02/12/2014 12:47:28 AM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: RIghtwardHo

In all fairness, the clinic counselor said “abuse,” and it was the reporter who suggested “sexual abuse,” which seemed to confuse the counselor for a moment, but to which she then agreed.

I have read before that rates of physical abuse are higher among mothers who have had abortions, possibly because of the situation that led them to have the abortion (often an abusive boyfriend or some other dysfunctional family situation, such as incest leading to pregnancy) or possibly, as the counselor suggested, because abortion makes people more likely to no longer regard children as special and to be protected.

The interview was a set up and they were just looking for something they could say to make the counselors look weird.


14 posted on 02/12/2014 2:37:29 AM PST by livius
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To: Politicalkiddo

Clearly you are not pro-life. You will take away every argument for the life of the unborn if you deem it controversial or “unfounded.”


15 posted on 02/12/2014 4:42:11 AM PST by Louis Foxwell (This is a wake up call. Join the Sultan Knish ping list.)
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To: Olog-hai
There’s also an increased statistical likelihood of child abuse.”

Ahhh!! Make that a 100% risk....she's already had her child murdered!!!

16 posted on 02/12/2014 6:31:55 AM PST by ontap
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To: Politicalkiddo

People who “hate” prolifers don’t need a reason!!!!


17 posted on 02/12/2014 6:35:27 AM PST by ontap
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To: Olog-hai

What is abortion, if not the ultimate child abuse?


18 posted on 02/12/2014 6:50:34 AM PST by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: RegulatorCountry

“What this actually says is that emotionally damaged women are both more likely to have an abortion and to abuse their children sexually. Makes more sense, doesn’t it?”

Sure, and of course, abortion tends to be an emotionally damaging experience.


19 posted on 02/12/2014 1:02:17 PM PST by Boogieman
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To: Politicalkiddo

How it is a “stupid claim”, if it is true and they can cite the studies to show that?


20 posted on 02/12/2014 1:04:13 PM PST by Boogieman
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To: Boogieman

Issues will likely arise with the children of a mother willing to abstract them into a blob more like a tumor than a human being, without there being a profound change of heart somewhere along the way. All sins can be forgiven save one, even heinous ones.


21 posted on 02/13/2014 7:55:52 PM PST by RegulatorCountry
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