By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. & Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This appears on page 7 of the October digital issue of National Right to Life News. Please share the contents of this important edition with pro-life family and friends. Every four years during a presidential election cycle, it shows up like clockwork. Some concerned pro-lifer writes …Continue reading "Evaluating false claims that it makes no difference whether pro-life laws are passed or strict constitutionalists are nominated to sit on the Supreme Court"
By Right to Life UK The number of abortion procedures carried out in France during 2019 were the highest on recording, according to new statistics. A report released by the French Directorate of Research, Studies, Evaluation and Statistics (Drees), reported 232,244 abortions occurred in 2019, up from 226,812 in 2007 – their previous highest year. The figures …Continue reading "Abortions in France hit record high in 2019"
By Kentucky Right to Life Association By law the Vital Statistics Branch must publish Kentucky’s abortion statistics for the calendar year by September 30. The 2019 Report shows an increase of 460 abortions at the EMW clinic over 2018. This increase may reflect that the Abortion Pill Reporting Requirements Law was passed in 2019. Hospital abortions …Continue reading "Kentucky abortion statistics for past calendar year now online"
2019 Abortion Report Demonstrates Ohio’s Pro-Life Momentum COLUMBUS, Ohio—On Thursday, the Ohio Department of Health released the annual Ohio Induced Abortion Report revealing a decrease in the number of reported abortions last year. According to the report, abortions decreased by 323, which is a two percent decrease from 2018. From 2001 to 2019, the annual …Continue reading "Ohio Reported Abortions Decline to New Lows"
Planned Parenthood now performs record-high 65 percent of all state abortions By Paul Stark, Communications Associate, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) THE NUMBER of abortions in Minnesota leveled off at 9,922 in 2019, according to a report released on July 1 by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). The annual abortion total has mostly …Continue reading "Minnesota abortions level off in 2019 as Planned Parenthood continues to grow numbers"
Rise coincides with ‘DIY’ home abortion change By Right to Life UK There has been a significant rise in the number of abortions performed so far in 2020, compared to the already all-time high figures recorded in 2019,new statistics have revealed. The statistics, released by the Department of Health & Social Care this morning, show that …Continue reading "2020 abortion numbers for England and Wales show drastic increase over 2019’s all-time high"
Editor’s note. My family will be gone on vacation through August 24. During that span we’ll run prior posts from the past year that remain timely and/or were particularly well-received. We will also add a new story or three as events dictate.Continue reading "Abortion Statistics: United States Data and Trends"
By Dave Andrusko When I had read most of “Understanding The Drop In Abortions In Ohio,” I must admit I didn’t quite understand why Ann Thompson of WVXU radio had interviewed Michelle McGowan. To be sure I had a clue when we read that Professor Michelle McGowan in a “Research Associate in the departments …Continue reading "Pro-abortion academicians bemoans drop in abortions in Ohio"
By Holly Gatling, Executive Director, South Carolina Citizens for Life COLUMBIA, S.C. (July 6, 2020) Abortions occurring in South Carolina increased by 455 in 2019 over 2018 with Planned Parenthood accounting for 86 percent of the increase in the number of abortions and 57 percent of all abortions. The total number of abortions occurring in …Continue reading "Planned Parenthood kills 393 more unborn babies in 2019 than in 2018"
Editor’s note. The following appeared on Page One of the Summer issue of Vermont Right to Life Review. The Vermont Department of Health recently made the 2018 abortion statistics public. In 2018 the total number of abortions reportedly performed in Vermont was 1,204. Abortions performed on Vermont residents in 2018 were 986, while the other 218 were …Continue reading "New Vermont Abortion Statistics for 2018"
5% decrease from 2018, lowest total abortions since 2016. By Indiana Right to Life INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Four hundred fewer children were aborted in Indiana in 2019 compared to 2018, according to the Indiana Terminated Pregnancy Report 2019 released yesterday by the Indiana State Department of Health. The report shows 7,637 abortions in 2019, a 5% decrease from …Continue reading "Four hundred fewer children aborted in Indiana in 2019 according to new Indiana Department of Health report"
By Paul Stark, Communications Associate, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) ST. PAUL — The number of abortions in Minnesota leveled off at 9,922 in 2019, according to a report released today by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). The annual abortion total has mostly remained steady since falling seven straight years from 2006 to 2013.Planned Parenthood grew its share …Continue reading "Minnesota abortions level off in 2019 as Planned Parenthood continues to grow numbers"