Loading
New poll reveals vast majority of Brazilians reject abortion

.- A new poll carried out by the Datafolha firm in Brazil has revealed that 87% of Brazilians think that having an abortion is “morally wrong.”  A majority of those surveyed also said that they would support a son or daughter dealing with a teen pregnancy rather than opting for abortion.  Eighty two percent said they would prefer their teenage daughter carry the child to term rather than undergo an abortion.

In addition, the poll showed that less than 1% of those surveyed approve of abortion for any reason.  Carlos Alberto de Franco, an advisor and ethics professor, said, “The result of the research is a cold shower for the pro-abortion strategy of Health Minister Jose Gomes Temporao and shows a clear tendency that we have seen in recent polls.”  “The government’s pro-abortion campaigns are at odds with the real Brazil,” he added.

According to Di Franco, “The legalization of abortion, regardless of the euphemisms of some and the ambiguity of the country’s president, is a priority of Lula’s government.”  The public continues to be shocked at the government’s articulate campaign to impose on society, “in the name of democracy,” the “elimination of the first fundamental human right: the right to life,” he said.

“Brazilians are against abortion.  It’s not just an opinion, it is a fact statistically measured in an opinion poll.  Only because of this does the government move more slowly,” Di Franco continued.
 
“There are moral issues that go beyond mere statistics; but the legalization of abortion, today and right now, would be a completely anti-democratic act,” he said.

“Despite the emotional marketing that is behind the pro-abortion campaigns, the anti-democratic poison that is at the heart of the pro-abortion slogans is troublesome,” Di Franco stressed, and he called on Brazilians to “remain alert” in order to defend democracy from pro-abortion authoritarianism.


Ads by AdsLiveMedia(What's this?)

* The number of messages that can be online is limited. CNA reserves the right to edit messages for content and tone. Comments and opinions expressed by users do not necessarily reflect the opinions or beliefs of CNA. CNA will not publish comments with abusive language, insults or links to other pages

RESOURCES »

Ads by Google (What's this?)

Featured Videos

Pilgrimage from Czech Republic to Assisi and Rome for intentions
Pilgrimage from Czech Republic to Assisi and Rome for intentions
Testimony of young Indian who met Pope in Korea
Preparations of the Closing Mass of 6th Asian Youth Day
Missionary of Charity, Korea
Testimony of Christian Love during Pope's Visit to Korea
Religious Sisters in South Korea react to Pope Francis kissing a baby
Warm atmosphere during Holy Mass at Daejeon World Cup Stadium
Images inside Pope Francis flight to South Korea
The tombs of the early Christians
Missionaries of Africa, called "the White Fathers"
Italian youth give testimony after mission to Peru
Interview with Iraqi Ambassador to the Holy See on the persecution of Christians
New book 'The Vatican unknown'
A Look at India from Rome
3D Church mapping
#PAUSEforPeace Initiative
Dedicating art to San Juan de la Cruz
A state without territory elects new government
The renewal of the Legionaries of Christ
Presentation of the book "The Pastor"
Aug
28

Liturgical Calendar

August 28, 2014

Saint Augustine, Bishop and Doctor of the Church

All readings:
Today »
This year »

Catholic Daily

Gospel of the Day

Mt 24:42-51

Gospel
Date
08/28/14
08/27/14
08/26/14

Daily Readings


First Reading:: 1 Cor 1: 1-9
Gospel:: Mt 24: 42-51

Saint of the Day

St. Augustine »

Saint
Date
08/28/14
08/27/14

Homily of the Day

Mt 24:42-51

Homily
Date
08/28/14
08/27/14
08/26/14

Ads by AdsLiveMedia.com

Ads by AdsLiveMedia.com
     HTML
Text only
Headlines
  

Follow us: