Staten Island, NY – A new research study showing that
childbirth may help protect women from developing breast cancer needs wide
circulation say leaders of the Silent No More Awareness Campaign, the nation’s
largest network of women and men testifying to the harm they endured from
"This latest research is more scientific evidence that
abortion, aside from being emotionally and psychologically devastating for
women, is physically dangerous as well," said Georgette Forney, Co-Founder of
SNMAC. "Women deserve to know the facts."
The study, conducted at the University of Washington and
the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, found that fetal cells that transfer
from the baby to the mother during gestation remain in the mother and help
protect against breast cancer development. Abortion would prevent the transfer
of these protective cells.
"When the perfectly natural event of pregnancy is violently
interrupted by the entirely unnatural event of induced pregnancy termination,
common sense and science both tell us that there are consequences," added Janet
Morana, another Co-Founder of SNMAC. "Anyone who cares about women's health will
want this new information to receive the widest circulation possible."
The research study appears in the latest journal of the
American Association for Cancer Research.
Since the launching of the Silent No More Awareness
Campaign in 2003, 2,326 women and men have shared their testimonies publicly at
189 gatherings in 44 states and six countries where more than 15,000 spectators
have heard the truth about abortion's negative aftereffects. More than 4,100
people are registered to be Silent No More. Raising awareness about the hurtful
aftermath of abortion and the help that is available to cope with the pain are
two of the Campaign's goals.
The Silent No More Awareness Campaign is a joint project
of Anglicans for Life and Priests for Life. For more information, please visit