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We offer evidence that legalized abortion has contributed significantly to recent crime reductions. Crime began to fall roughly 18 years after abortion legalization. The 5 states that allowed abortion in 1970 experienced declines earlier than the rest of the nation,... View more
13 David et al  reviews the findings of separate studies of the effects of denied abortion for cohorts born in Goteberg, Sweden in 1939-1942, Stockholm in 1948, all of Sweden in 1960, and Prague in 1961-63.
Source: Henshaw, Stanley K. and Jennifer Van Vort eds., Abortion Factbook 1992 Edition, The Alan Guttmacher Institute, New York, 1992.