Researchers say Guttmacher Institute misrepresents abortion in Chile

Santiago, Chile, May 31, 2012 / 12:08 am (CNA).- A Chilean researcher and his colleagues say the Guttmacher Institute's response to a study on abortion's effects on maternal mortality has spread “erroneous and misleading information.” Dr. Elard Koch, an epidemiologist at the University of Chile with the Chilean Maternal Mortality Research Initiative, said that his project's study showed restrictive abortion laws did not affect maternal mortality trends. “In fact, maternal mortality ratios st … [Read more...]