From Latinabortiō (“miscarriage, abortion”), from aborior (“miscarry”). See abort for more.
Abortion Sentence Examples
And I don't believe in abortion either.
She managed to keep her pregnancy secret until an abortion was out of the question and Donnie was born.
Indeed, the tendency in continental Europe is to regard the abortion as a crime against the unborn child, and several codes (notably that of the German Empire) expressly recognize the life of the foetus, while others make the penalty more severe if abortion has been caused in the later stages of pregnancy, or if the woman is married.
In most states not only is the person who causes the abortion punishable, but also any one who supplies any drug or instrument for the purpose.
Our society goes to great lengths to hide the truth about procured abortion.