Thursday, August 24, 2006

The Faults of Freakanomics: Legal Abortion INCREASES Crime Rates

Generations for Life, the youth outreach of Joe and Ann Scheidler's Pro-Life Action League, is an excitingly effective ministry on many fronts. Among them is an exceptional pro-life blog maintained by Annie Casselman, John Jansen and Eric Scheidler. I've cited their blog before but, just in case you've missed it, I encourage you to give 'em a visit.

And, as an extra incentive to do so, you'll find today an interesting item there about a former University of Chicago economist taking issue with last year's book Freakanomics and its wacky (but widely reported) contention that legal abortion greatly reduced the crime rate. Check it out.