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The Stages and Growth of a Child in the Womb
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9. Ibid.
10. Ibid.

Abortion Quick Thoughts
1. Mall, David, Watts; Walter F. The Psychological Aspects of Abortion. Stritch School of Medicine. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Washington D.C. University Publications of America, 1979.

Abortion Methods
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2. Ibid.
3. Ibid.
4. Mayo Clinic Family Health Book. 3rd ed. Harper Resource, 2003. p. 268 Print.
5. Marshal, Sarah, MD, Rebecca H. Allen, MD, MPH, and Kirtly Jones, MD. “Manual and Vacuum Aspiration for Abortion.” Women’s Health. WebMD, 14 Nov. 2014. Web.
6. Ibid.
7. Ibid.
8. “An Abortion Doctor Describes a D&E - ClinicQuotes.” ClinicQuotes. 31 Aug. 2012. Web.
9. Ibid.
10. Ibid.
11. Ibid.

Compassion and Healing After an Abortion
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It's About Lifestyle
1. Poushter, Jacob. “What's Morally Acceptable? It Depends on Where in the World You Live.” Pew Research Center, Pew Research Center, 15 Apr. 2014, OR “Global Morality.” Pew Research Center's Global Attitudes Project, Pew Research Center, 15 Apr. 2014,
2 “Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs).” World Health Organization, 2019 WHO, 14 June 2019,
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Over Population
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Hormonal Contraception has Consequences
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Some Facts about STDs:

1. CDC Fact Sheet: Information for Teens and Young Adults: Staying Healthy and Preventing STDs. Dec 2017. Retrieved November 2018 from

2. CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention),, Accessed 6/12/17.

3. STD Risk and Oral Sex – CDC Fact Sheet. January 2017. Retrieved November 2018 from

4. Accessed 6/8/17.

5. Accessed 6/8/17.

6. Centers for Disease Control. (2016) Genital Herpes – CDC fact sheet. Accessed June 2016 at

7. CDC (2013) Fact Sheet: Incidence, Prevalence and Cost of STIs in the US. Accessed at

8. CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention), Reported STDs at Unprecedented High in the U.S  Oct. 2016.

9. White House (2014). National strategy for combating antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Washington, DC. Accessed March 18, 2015 at strategy.pdf ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE THREATS IN THE UNITED STATES, 2013 Accessed March 18, 2015 at

10. Baeten J et al., Hormonal contraception and risk of sexually transmitted disease acquisition: results from a prospective study, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2001, 185(2):380-385.

11. CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). Morbidity and Morality Weekly Report June 5, 2015 / 64(RR3; 1-137. Sexually Transmitted Disease Treatment Guidelines, 2015.