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In South America there is "Liberation Theology" which links a broadly left-wing or Marxist approach to social and political issues with Christian (in practice Catholic) theology. I haven't been able to find much linking liberation theology with the issue of abortion; I suspect that leaders of the movement want to stay away from a potentially ...


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It's worth remembering that historically abortion was substantially restricted (you could say "banned") in at least one Soviet-sphere country, i.e. Ceausescu's Romania. Ceausescu's "program" was apparently fairly effective at increasing the birth rate, in the short run. The Soviet Union itself had a somewhat milder incentive, namely the &...


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Are there anti-abortion leftist groups? In Wikipedia's List of political ideologies, there appears to be no leftist, nor left-leaning, ideologies for which opposition to abortion is a fundamental issue. However, there may be some variants in some counties that are both leftist and anti-abortion. Or they never could be organized outside religious groups? ...


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According to the Guttmacher Institute, only "43 states prohibit some abortions after a certain point in pregnancy." In other words, there are 7 states where there is no maximum gestinational/fetal age for legal abortion. Here is a map from Business Insider which shows that those 7 states are Alaska, Colorado, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, ...


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This is a mine field topic. So I am going to be very brief and not get in too deep. There are may reasons why people get abortions, some 'good' some 'bad' (Debating all of which is which, is not for this answer. So I am only going to give one example: Both the mother and child will almost certainly die otherwise) Not having access to (safe) abortions means ...


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