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” LThe CNews channel apologizes to all women, with a special thought for those in the world who struggle to obtain the right to dispose of their bodies, and to all those who have lost their lives due to lack of access to abortion. . »

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This Monday, February 26, CNews journalist Laurence Ferrari offered to viewers the apologies of the continual information channel, after the controversy sparked by remarks broadcast the day earlier than within the present In search of spiritoffered by Aymeric Pourbaix.

A graph proven throughout this system signifies that abortion is the main reason behind dying on the earth with 73 million deaths, forward of most cancers (10 million) and tobacco (6.2 million).

An approximation with critical penalties

The figures are offered as coming from the “Worldometer Institute”, in actuality a easy algorithm aggregator website. Problem: the information, from the WHO, refers back to the variety of abortions carried out annually, and never the deaths they might trigger.

In different phrases, evaluating these figures with these of victims of most cancers or smoking is inconsistent. “These are incomparable data, it is absolutely impossible to compare these figures and mirror them to those of mortality linked to cancer or tobacco,” CNews additionally confessed in its apologies.

Outcry among the many political class

Before the channel makes its mea culpa, the political class was outraged by the published of those feedback on X (previously Twitter). The rebellious deputies Clémence Guetté and Mathilde Panot due to this fact referred to as for the channel to be sanctioned. Arcom, the authority liable for regulating the media, has additionally confirmed to AFP that it has been contacted on a number of events. The Council of State lately ordered the physique to strengthen its management over CNews.

The Minister of Equality between Women and Men, Aurore Bergé, recalled the 47,000 deaths, very actual, induced annually by clandestine abortions.

Abortion may quickly be included within the Constitution. The Senators should determine this Wednesday, February 28.