1,345 abortions in Northern Ireland since March 2020

By Right to Life UK The Department of Health in Northern Ireland has revealed that there have been 1,345 abortions in Northern Ireland since abortion was imposed on the region in March last year. As part of the ongoing row between Westminster and Stormont over the commissioning of abortion in Northern Ireland, the Department of …

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Louisiana Abortion Rate Continues to Fall

Numbers Reflect a 9% Decrease from 2019 to 2020 NEW ORLEANS — The number of abortions in Louisiana dropped 9% from 2019 to 2020, according to preliminary figures provided to Louisiana Right to Life recently by the Louisiana Department of Health. This puts the abortion rate in Louisiana at a 12-year low. There were 7,448 …

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Why are abortions rising in Texas?

By Texas Right to Life The number of elective abortions in Texas fell by approximately 36,000 from 1990 until 2017. Then the number of abortions rose in 2018 and again in 2019. Something has gone wrong. The previous abortion downward trend had been steady, laudable, and attributable to a multitude of Pro-Life victories. Fewer women …

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An increase in the number of late term abortions in Pennsylvania ought to repel even a pro-abortion governor

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation They are the amazing stories that cause us to pause and think about the resilience of the human spirit—even in the tiniest, most vulnerable among us. These are the tales of micro-preemies, babies who have miraculously survived despite being incredibly premature. These little champions give us …

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Roe’s Legacy: More than 62.5 Million Lives Lost

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research As you see in the accompanying chart that we have linked to, we have made substantial progress in reducing the number of abortions and lowering the abortion rate over the past thirty years. At the same time, though, as long as abortion is legal, …

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Majority Of New Zealanders continue to want close monitoring of abortions, including numbers and reasons why

By Family First New Zealand A nationwide poll has found majority support for the government to continue to closely monitor abortions in New Zealand and the reasons for it, despite the Ministry of Health recently suggesting that there is not a use for collecting much of this information. In the poll of 1,000 New Zealanders …

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Wisconsin Abortion Numbers Increase in 2019

By Wisconsin Right to Life On Tuesday, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services released its “Reported Induced Abortions in Wisconsin” report for 2019. The report showed a five percent increase in the number of abortions in the state. In 2019, the total number of abortions for Wisconsin residents was 6,372, an increase of 330 from …

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Abortions continue to drop in Kansas in 2019

By Dave Andrusko “The number of Kansans having an abortion dropped again in 2019, continuing a 20-year mostly downward trend that has also played out across the country,” according to Michael Stavola of the Wichita Eagle. Pro-lifers attribute this welcomed development to  pro-life education, alternatives to abortion, and the extremism of pro-abortionists. Stavola interviewed Kansans …

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Number of abortions and abortion rate decrease in Israel in 2019 as they have since 1988

By Dave Andrusko A story in today’s Jerusalem Post written by Tara Kavaler, is headlined “Israel’s Abortion Rate Continues 32-Year Decline.”  The story is reposted from The Medialine and is much more a lament that there are any limitations on abortion–and that abortions are not completely publicly funded–than it is a celebration that both the …

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CDC Updates Abortion figures show short term increase in 2018 but long term decline

By Randall K. O’Bannon, NRL Director of Education & Research Editor’s note. This appears in the December digital edition of National Right to Life News. Please share this and the entire 51-page issue with your pro-life friends and family. The afternoon before Thanksgiving, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released its latest abortion surveillance …

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Abortion numbers from CDC show steady decline in overall number of abortions since 2009

By Laura Echevarria, NRL Director of Communications and Press Secretary WASHINGTON — On Wednesday, November 25th, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released its annual “Abortion Surveillance Report” for the year 2018. Based on an in-depth analysis by National Right to Life’s Department of Education and Research, the numbers continue to show …

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