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Notre Dame University 'unequivocally' rejects professors' claims that pro-lifers have promoted 'lies' about abortion

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The president of Notre Dame University “unequivocally” rejected the claims by two of the university’s professors who published an article on Monday accusing pro-life advocates of promoting “lies” about the abortion industry, the Daily Wire reported.

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Professors Tamara Kay and Susan Ostermann released an article titled “Lies About Abortion Have Dictated Health Policy” in the Chicago Tribune. Kay, a professor of global affairs and sociology, and Ostermann, an assistant professor of global affairs and political science, noted their affiliation with Notre Dame University.

In the article, the two argued that pro-life supporters and lawmakers had pushed several “lies” and “intentional misinformation” about abortion, which have “demonized” the procedure in the United States.

Kay and Ostermann claimed that the first lie is that “abortion bans prevent abortion.” The two noted that the criminalization of abortion would cause “irreparable harm” that would lead to increases in “abortion rates, unintended pregnancies, maternal mortality and infant mortality.”

According to the professors, the second lie is that “abortions kill babies.” Kay and Ostermann argued that 90% of abortions terminate “blastocysts or embryos…



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