Thousands Of Women Did Not Die Annually In Botched Abortions Before Roe

We dug through the statistics and it turns out she was citing numbers from the 1930s, before the advent of antibiotics. In 1972, the number of deaths in the United States from legal abortions was 24 and from illegal abortions 39, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Glenn Kessler, The Biggest Pinocchios of 2019

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  1. Some things never change.

    One of the Big Lies is: Millions and millions of [Fill in the Blank].

    As in: “women have died from illegal abortions, minorities have been lynched, homosexuals can’t marry who they “love”, transgenders were born in the wrong body, people will die from the worldwide tsunami produced by the melted polar icecaps etc. etc.”

    You would think the parties responsible would stop patronizing us with the same old boilerplate and demonstrate some genuine creativity and credibility in their excuses for manipulation, but no, they cannot be bothered to break a sweat when it comes to hoodwinking the hoi polloi.

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