|Would a total ban on abortion....|
|...mean even more illegal |
business for places like this
'Center for Orientation for Women'?
Even so, only a tiny proportion of abortions in Colombia are legal. The overwhelming majority are carried out by clinics which operate illegaly but in plain sight. And that, to me, is the real point here. Even if I did believe that a recently fertilized egg was a human being - which I don't - I'd oppose a complete ban on abortion when it's so obvious that such prohibitions only mean that more women end up having dangerous, illegal abortions.
|Delayed menstruation? We can fix that! Painless, quick and private treatment. These classified ads in El Espacio, a sex-and-blood tabloid newspaper, are almost certainly offering abortions.|
|This women's health clinic is physically connected to the|
|Remember, you too were once a fetus.|
|Intestinal troubles? Impotency? Frigidity? Ulcers? Menstrual troubles? Call this phone no. on a power pole in Teusaqullo and get guaranteed treatment for all of them!|
|Santa Ana Church, popular for funerals and surrounded by clinics notorious for providing illegal abortions.|
By Mike Ceaser, of Bogotá Bike Tours