Indiana Abortions Increase for Second Consecutive Year While Ultrasound Law Remains Blocked

By Indiana Right to Life INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Right to Life reviewed new abortion data for 2018 released by the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH). In 2018 there were 8,037 abortions compared to 7,778 in 2017. Increase: For the second consecutive year, the Indiana abortion rate increased. Pro-life leaders expected the increase because a …

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Pro-lifers celebrate 23% drop in abortions in South Dakota

By Dave Andrusko The South Dakota Department of Health has reported the sharpest one-year drop in the number of abortion in a decade. The number of abortions in 2018 was down an incredible 23% from the year before “continuing an overall downward trend in abortions performed in the state since 2008,” according to Sarah Mearhoff, …

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Minnesota abortions drop despite another Planned Parenthood increase

2018 data show the benefits of Minnesota’s existing pro-life laws. By Park Stark, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) ST. PAUL — Abortions in Minnesota resumed a long-term decline in 2018 following a two-year increase, according to a report released Monday by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). The 2018 number of 9,910 marks a …

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BREAKING NEWS: The number of abortions in South Carolina Continue Downward Trend in 2018

Lowest number since 1975 By Holly Gatling, Executive Director, South Carolina Citizens for Life COLUMBIA, S.C. (July 1, 2019)– Abortions in South Carolina declined again in 2018 with 466 fewer abortions reported than in 2017, according to the newly released report by the State Department of Health and Environmental Control [DHEC]. The total–4,646–is the lowest …

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Annual report on abortion in Minnesota expected July 1

By Paul Stark ST. PAUL — Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) will provide an analysis of Induced Abortions in Minnesota January – December 2018: Report to the Legislature shortly after its anticipated release on Monday, July 1. The annual abortion report is released each year on or near July 1 by the Minnesota Department …

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Michigan women have fewer abortions, 7% increase in dismemberment abortions

Abortions in Michigan have declined 45.6 percent from their high in 1987 By Chris Gast, Right to Life of Michigan Grand Rapids, MI — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services just released the 2018 Michigan abortion report. Michigan residents receiving abortions declined by 203, from 25,757 in 2017 to 25,554 in 2018. Abortions …

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Washington Post Fact Checker Calls Out Congressman, New AMA Head Over Reliance on Erroneous Texas Abortion Data

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research Perhaps no state is as big a source of frustration to the advocates of abortion as Texas. Second only to California in population, it was for years home to some of the nation’s busiest abortion clinics, performing some 100,000 abortions a year in the …

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Late term abortions outnumber homicides in New York City

Abortion is more deadly than homicide in New York City.And it’s set to get worse By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children More babies died from abortion at 21 weeks gestation or over in 2015 than there were people killed by homicide in New York City, new figures reveal. Abortion more deadly than …

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Record abortion rates amongst young women in England and Wales

By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post that appeared here. Official data highlighted by media platforms this past week has shown a tragic rise in abortion rates amongst young women in England and Wales. Figures published by the Office for National statistics (ONS), after data …

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Abortions in Louisiana drop to ten year low

By Dave Andrusko Good news coming out of Louisiana. Last week the Louisiana Department of Health’s State Registrar & Vital Records reported a 10-year-low in the number of abortions performed in 2018. Last year there were 8,084 abortion in Louisiana, an almost 8% decline from 2017 “and the fewest since 2009 when there were 8,167 …

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Abortion statistics: United States Data and Trends

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 York City, Washington, DC) It has been missing data from California, New Hampshire, and at least one other state since 1998. The Guttmacher …

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NRLC’s 6th annual “State of Abortion in America, 2019”: Part Two

By Dave Andrusko Yesterday we offered an overview of NRLC’s brand new “State of Abortion in America, 2019.” This 60- page synopsis is produced by expert staff at National Right to Life. In Part One, we offered a summary. Today, in Part Two, we get more specific and into more depth. Let’s begin with NRLC …

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