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Jivin J’s Life Links 9-19-11

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  • Here’s an article in the China Post about the rising trend in Taiwan for married couples to abort their first child. Taiwan’s total fertility rate in 2010 was 0.895.
  • A ballot proposal to legalize abortion in Liechtenstein failed:

    Opponents won the referendum with a majority of 514 votes, out of 11,510 ballots cast. The official count put no-votes at 52.3 percent, ahead of 47.7 percent who favored the plan to decriminalize abortion in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy or if the child is severely disabled.

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Jivin J’s Life Links 9-8-11

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  • A California man has been charged with murder after driving drunk and crashing his car into another car and leaving the scene. The car crash resulted in the death of a 20-week-old unborn child.
  • The House of Commons voted down Nadine Dorries’ abortion proposals:An attempt to strip abortion providers of their role in counselling women was heavily defeated in the House of Commons this afternoon after a split between the original supporters of the amendment.

    MPs voted by 368 votes to 118 – a majority of 250 – to reject the amendment by the Tory backbencher Nadine Dorries after she lost the support of her co-sponsor, the former Labour minister Frank Field…..

    Field withdrew his support for the Dorries amendment after Anne Milton, the health minister, said the government would try to implement the spirit of her proposal.

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