Abortion rate drops significantly in Hungary, almost 23% in 5 years
Newsbreak

Abortions drop significantly in Hungary, down almost 23% in 5 years

Hungary’s abortion rate has fallen a dramatic 22.9% from 2010 to 2015, deputy state secretary for family and demographic policy Tünde Fűrész said Monday. The rate, however, remains relatively high among European nations.

There remains one abortion for every three live births, she told the daily Magyar Hírlap newspaper, higher than the overall European average of one for every five. She noted that Eastern European abortion rates tend to be higher due to their heritage under Communism.

Such countries are considered to have “abortion cultures,” meaning elective abortions were legalized earlier than in Western Europe, before the legalization of contraception, leading to abortion’s use primarily as a family planning method and a lack of major moral or ideological opposition to abortion.

levatino-ad-LAN

Preborn lives are recognized in Hungary’s Constitution, though elective abortions remain legal for up to 12 weeks. Fűrész said the government had no further plans to restrict abortion at the moment, but suggested abortions could be reduced through forms of state support, such as religious education and ethics classes.

In the United States, evidence suggests that contraception is ubiquitous enough that further government dissemination of it would be ineffective, while abstinence-based education shows great potential for reducing abortion rates.

Dear Reader:

Stories like the one you just read transform hearts and minds.

For example, one of our followers, Ross, messaged us and commented:

“I began to question my pro-choice views after reading articles about Live Action…Live Action is primarily responsible for my becoming Pro-Life through their well-thought-out, scientific information and the emotionally and uplifting stories of real people with real experiences in saving the lives of their children regardless of what others might say.”

Knowledge is power and CAN open eyes to SEE the truth. And, YOU can provide the spark to transform someone’s mind, just like Ross.

The DAILY publishing at Live Action News is only made possible through generous people, like you, who give $5, $10, or $25.

Your gift today will not only keep these stories coming in 2020, but also help us open more eyes and change minds to be fully pro-life and save lives.

Will you join us in creating a world where the killing of preborn children is unthinkable and support Live Action News by making your tax-deductible gift today?

DEFEND PREBORN CHILDREN IN 2020
MAKE YOUR GIFT TO LIVE ACTION

Most Popular

To Top