At the same time, 61,904 women in England and Wales were having their second abortion last year – up from 58,740 in 2004.
It is thought that they could influence the first major Parliamentary vote on abortion since 1990, which is expected within weeks.
Tory backbencher Mark Pritchard, whose Parliamentary questions prompted the release of the figures, said they were disturbing.
“They clearly reveal some women are tempted to use abortion as an alternative form of contraception.
“The Government needs to put in place an urgent action plan to reduce such incidents.”
Pressure has increased on the Government to review the law following concern at a rise in terminations.
More than 200,000 abortions take place each year in England and Wales, up from 175,000 in 2002.
One in ten women in their late twenties to early thirties has had one.
This is what happens when you separate consequences from actions. The financial cost is picked up by the taxpayer and it is forced by feminism/ media to be socially acceptable. Being able to commit actions and avoid consequence is a form of power. Power corrupts. These women are allowing these situations precisely because they believe the consequences will be handled by others (the state). In other words they think they can ‘get away with it‘. Continue reading