Category Archives: Abortion Statistics

2017 Michigan Abortion Report

By Right to Life of Michigan Last week the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS) released their latest abortion statistics report for the state of Michigan. In 2017, 26,594 abortions occurred in the state: 97%

Louisiana Abortion Rate Falls for 3rd Straight Year!

The number of abortions in Louisiana decreased by 3 percent from 2016 to 2017, according to preliminary figures provided to Louisiana Right to Life recently by the Louisiana Department of Health. It was the third straight year

Abortions Decline in South Carolina More than 10% in 2017

Overall drop of more than 63% since 1988 By Holly Gatling, Executive Director, South Carolina Citizens for Life COLUMBIA, S.C. –Abortions occurring in South Carolina in 2017 declined by more than 10% from 2016, according to provisional

Kansas has fewest abortions in 2017 in 30 years

By Dave Andrusko A preliminary report released Tuesday by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment [KDHE] says there were 6,782 abortions in 2017, the lowest number in 30 years. “The 6,782 reported abortions in 2017 is

Abortion number, abortion rate drop to historic lows in Utah

By Dave Andrusko Not only has the number of abortions in Kansas dropped to the lowest number in three decades, Utah Department of Health reported yesterday the great news that the number of abortions as well as

Increasing numbers of out-of-state women coming to Illinois to abort even as overall number of abortions drops

By Dave Andrusko Stories about the abortion industry’s insatiable appetite for more dead babies often come in twos and threes. On Monday we reported about how Planned Parenthood’s stealthily opened its 17th “health center” in Illinois, not

5th annual “State of Abortion in America,” 2018 a must-read for pro-life activists: Part Two

By Dave Andrusko My apologies. I had intended to quickly write Part Two, but there was so much going on last week—so many wonderful events—that I thought it best to pick up the narrative today. This is

5th annual “State of Abortion in America,” 2018 a must-read for pro-life activists: Part One

By Dave Andrusko Tomorrow is the March for Life and next Monday is the 45th anniversary of Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton, the dual 1973 Supreme Court decisions which wreaked havoc on American culture and

Abortion statistics: United States data and trends

Lowest levels in decades. There are two basic sources on abortion incidence in the United States: • The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) publishes yearly, but relies on voluntary reports from state health departments (and New

National Right to Life releases fifth annual “State of Abortion in the United States” report

WASHINGTON –The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) today released The State of Abortion in the United States, 2018. In addition to summarizing key legislative developments in the states and at the federal level, the fifth annual

In 2016 number of abortions in Wisconsin continue to decline

By Heather Weininger, Executive Director The newly released Department of Health Services Reported Induced Abortions in Wisconsin report show a decrease in the number of abortions from 5,660 abortions in 2015 to 5,612 abortions in 2016—48 fewer

PPFA’s annual report clearly shows it has double-downed on promoting abortion

By Randall K. O’Bannon, NRLC Director of Education & Research Editor’s note. On Wednesday, Dr. O’Bannon provided a first look at “The 2016-17 Annual Report of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.” As always, what is omitted