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Topic - Susan A. Cohen
Outraged by the grisly details of late-term abortions in Dr. Kermit Gosnell's clinic, a group of black pastors is coming to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to ask for congressional hearings into the impact of abortion in black communities.
Pro-choice advocates have been "forced … into a corner" by legislative maneuvering and should fight to "regain momentum," a Guttmacher Institute official says in a rally-the-troops article.
"The truth is that behind virtually every abortion is an unintended pregnancy," Susan A. Cohen, director of government affairs at the Guttmacher Institute, wrote in a 2008 paper disputing the idea that abortion clinics are marketed aggressively to minorities.
The variation in abortion rates across racial and ethnic lines "relates directly" to the variation of unintended pregnancy rates, she wrote.