Majority of Raped Mothers Choose to Keep Their Baby

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In an Irish study, only one in three women who became pregnant as a result of rape chose to abort their child. The majority, 54%, chose to keep their baby.

The rest includes miscarriages, adoption, and 1% in foster homes.

While polls show that the majority of Ireland wants abortion legal in the cases of rape and incest, it seems that the victims themselves have a different view: one that values the life of their child and does not punish their child for the illegal actions of the father.

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Mathew D. Staver
Mathew D. Staver is Chairman and Founder of Liberty Counsel®, an international nonprofit litigation, education, and policy organization dedicated to advancing religious freedom, the sanctity of life, and the family since 1989, by providing pro bono assistance and representation on these and related topics. With offices in Florida, Virginia and Washington, D.C., and an outreach in Israel, Liberty Counsel has hundreds of advocates around the world.

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