A total of 63,459,781 unborn babies have been lost to abortions since Roe v. Wade

By Dave Andrusko As we approach the 49th anniversary of Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton, NRLC’s Dr. Randall K. O’Bannon has compiled a factsheet estimating that 63,459,781 babies have been aborted since 1973. The numbers continue to show a steady decline in abortions since 2009, although the 2019 Center for Disease Control (CDC) …

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What would the abortion policy of the U.S. be like, if the evening news broadcast the death toll from that day’s abortions?

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Each day around noon, I receive an alert on my cell phone. The announcement comes courtesy of a local television station, which reports the number of Coronavirus cases that day in my state, along with the overall death toll from the vicious virus. It is a …

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Data from British Hospitals Show At-Home Chemical Abortions Considerably Less Safe, Effective than Advertised

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research Whenever the abortion industry publishes yet another study claiming that chemical abortions or, in particular, those at-home, “self-managed,” Do-It-Yourself (DIY) “medical” abortions are absolutely safe, National Right to Life has repeatedly and insistently pointed out that these studies are incredibly flawed. They are based …

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Further details on the CDC report on abortion numbers for 2019

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. Please also read NRLC’s “Abortion Numbers from U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Show a Steady Decline in Overall Numbers Since 2009. Continuing its longstanding established habit of releasing results the day before Thanksgiving, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported that there was a slight increase in the …

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Abortion Numbers from U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Show a Steady Decline in Overall Numbers Since 2009

WASHINGTON — On Wednesday, November 24th, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) preliminarily released its annual “Abortion Surveillance Report” for the year 2019. The numbers continue to show a steady decline in abortions since 2009, although the 2019 survey shows a slight increase in abortions. “Although abortion advocates will undoubtedly celebrate the …

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Rebutting recycled pro-abortion claims about what happens when women are “denied” abortions

By Dave Andrusko With  Supreme Court decisions pending on two major  pro-life bills–Texas’s Heartbeat Law and Mississippi’s Gestational Age Act–there was one absolute guaranteed pro-abortion response. They would dredge up the “Turnaway Study.” We have rebutted this study so many times, but it keeps resurfacing. It needs a response now because otherwise people will look …

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Indiana abortion complications reporting law finally goes into effect after 3-year fight

By Amanda Vicinanzo  An Indiana abortion complications reporting law that was blocked by a federal judge in 2018 has finally taken effect after three years, marking a major pro-life victory in the state. Senate Enrolled Act No. 340 was signed into law in 2018 and requires doctors to report complications arising from abortions. Conditions that could trigger …

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54 years of abortion in England, Wales, and Scotland: 9,789,238 lives lost since 1967 — one unborn baby every 2.5 minutes

By Right to Life UK Today marks the 54th anniversary of the Abortion Act receiving royal assent.   Since then, a staggering 9,789,238* unborn babies have lost their lives to abortion across England, Wales and Scotland — in 2020, more than one baby was lost to abortion every two and a half minutes; 25 lives were …

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Abortion Complications Reporting Law Goes Into Effect Today In Indiana

Abortion Businesses Required To Report Complications By Indiana Right to Life Indianapolis –Indiana’s abortion complications reporting law goes into effect today, one week after the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals declined to rehear Planned Parenthood’s challenge to the law. Abortion businesses had challenged the constitutionality of the “Complications Statute” in Indiana’s Senate Enrolled Act 340, …

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2020 Ohio Abortion Report Reveals Increase in Abortions

Ohio Right to Life Reaffirms Commitment to Protect the Vulnerable, End Abortion in Ohio COLUMBUS, Ohio—Earlier this week, the Ohio Department of Health released the 2020 Ohio Induced Abortion Report, revealing an increase in the number of abortions since the 2019 report. A total of 20,605 abortions were reported, up from 20,102 in 2019. Abortions …

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Study of nearly 5 million women shows abortion is ‘uncommon, if not rare’ for moms with other children

Out of nearly five million Medicaid-enrolled women with at least one pregnancy, less than 6% had both births and abortions By Bettina di Fiore  Editor’s note. This appeared in the August digital edition of National Right to Life News. Please share this story and others with your pro-life family and friends. You can reach me at …

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