by Steven Ertelt
Yet another confirmation that abortion didn’t result in a reduction in crime. In fact, the trio of economists who analyzed the repeatedly-disproven Freakanomics theory found that violent crimes in the UK shot up tremendously following abortion legalization.
A lack of respect for lie fosters a lack of respect for life.
From the story
“Violent crime does not decrease at all over the period. The trends are not supportive of a link between abortion and crime,” the economists write.
“Given all this, it seems highly unlikely that the legalization of abortion can, as Donohue and Levitt hypothesized, explain the dramatic drop in crime observed in the US in the 1990s.”
Two other “disproofs” are mentioned in the article.

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