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abortion -- as in: have an abortion
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Brave New World
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  • (The mere suggestion made Lenina shudder.) "Though it wasn’t my fault, I swear; because I still don’t know how it happened, seeing that I did all the Malthusian Drill–you know, by numbers, One, two, three, four, always, I swear it; but all the same it happened, and of course there wasn’t anything like an Abortion Centre here.

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  • Abortion is a tough issue. Some consider it a question of a woman’s right to control her body, but others consider it a question of defending the helpless from murder.
  • No abortion, no religion, and nothing about today’s botched lockdown drill, okay?
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory

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