WASHINGTON, December 21, 2005 ( – A 2002 survey has shown an increase in the number of women bringing unexpected pregnancies to term since 1995. In 2002, 14% of recent births were unplanned pregnancies compared to only 9% in 1995. The pro-abortion Guttmacher Institute admitted that the shift is a result of fewer women aborting. The Institute reported that in 1995, 26% of US pregnancies ended in abortion compared to 24% in 2002.
  Susan Wills, spokesman for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said the numbers show a definite move against abortion among American women. “It shows a real pro-life shift,” she said.
  Wills suggested that advancements in ultrasound technology that makes a 3-dimensional picture of amazing clarity available to mothers, has shown people that the unborn is “a baby from an early time.”


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