A reporter for the Times UK went undercover to The Women's Centre, a pregnancy counseling center in Dublin, Ireland (where abortion is illegal), pretending to be seeking an abortion. There, she filmed a counselor giving her the just slightly erroneous information that abortion increases women's risk of breast cancer and might cause them to abuse any children they have afterwards.

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The Women's Centre, which is not regulated by Irish law, claims to offer impartial advice to women thinking of traveling to the UK to get abortions. However, it turns out they're linked to the Good Counsel Network, a Catholic anti-abortion group that has compared abortion to terrorism. Hmm—not only do they not understand abortion, they also don't seem to understand "impartial."

In this hidden video, the pregnancy counselor tells the reporter, "I'm obliged to give you the truth," but then tells her, "a baby in the womb feels pain considerably more than we would … due to the sensitivity of the developing nervous system." She also claims that after an abortion, "you go from being pregnant to unpregnant so rapidly that your cells can become damaged. The younger the woman, the worse it is … There will be a breast cancer risk." Describing women who've had abortions, this wise counselor says, "[T]hey have been known to neglect their children, or overprotect them, it's a psychological thing. Like a bereavement."

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