NRLC analysis shows more than 61 million babies killed in 47 years of legal abortion

By Texas Right to Life January 22, 2020, marked the 47th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion in all fifty states.  As the somber day approached, new analysis from National Right to Life estimates that 61,628,584 babies’ lives have ended through legal abortion in those 47 years.  This number represents close to 62 million …

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Pennsylvania Abortion Rates Rise Slightly

Pregnancy Resource Centers provide alternatives HARRISBURG, Pa. – The number of abortions in Pennsylvania rose slightly in 2018, just over 1 percent, according to the Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation, an affiliate of National Right to Life. Over the past several years, abortion rates have trended mostly downward. In 2012, there were 34,536 abortions in Pennsylvania. Since …

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A deeper look at the CDC abortion numbers: Part Three

By Dave Andrusko By the time you finish this post, I trust it will be clear why this is the third of what we four stories about the latest abortion figures from the Centers for Disease Control. For reasons known only to the CDC, it always releases its latest abortion analysis right around Thanksgiving—in this …

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What new CDC numbers tell us about Abortion in America

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research Over the Thanksgiving holidays, the government released its latest report on abortion in America, confirming a welcomed long term downward trend in the numbers of abortions. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the number of abortions fell 2% from 2015 to …

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CDC reports drop in the number of abortions, abortion rate, and abortion ratio

By Dave Andrusko Today’s overview of abortion data from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) will be a first look at the very encouraging news that the number of abortions continue to drop. Later this week, Dr. Randall K. O’Bannon, NRLC’s director of education & research, will provide an in-depth analysis of the report that …

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Reading the pro-abortion lies prior to Roe v. Wade reminds you how little has really changed

By Dave Andrusko I don’t think I qualify as even a hoarder-lite, but it is true that I have kept remembrances stashed away going all the way to high school! My beloved spouse asked me to go through a couple of boxes with the intent, no doubt, that, at best, I would throw most of …

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Minnesota abortions drop in 2018 despite another Planned Parenthood increase

Latest numbers come as lawsuit targets abortion-reducing laws By Paul Stark ABORTIONS IN MINNESOTA resumed a long-term decline in 2018 following a two-year increase, according to a report released July 1 by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). The 2018 number of 9,910 marks a 2 percent decrease from the previous year and the third-lowest …

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Ohio Abortion Numbers at Lowest Since Roe v. Wade

2018 Abortion Report Demonstrates Ohio is Advancing a Culture of Life Editor’s note. The following is adapted from a report from Ohio Right to Life. COLUMBUS, Ohio–Today, the Ohio Department of Health released the 2018 Ohio Abortion Report, revealing a 2% decrease in the number of abortions from 2017 and a decrease of 31% over …

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How much of the decline in the number of abortions is explained by DIY abortions?

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D, NRL Director of Education & Research In the report released Wednesday, the Guttmacher Institute reported the welcome news that the number of abortions in 2017 was 862,320, a 7% drop from 2014. The abortion rates and abortion ratios also declined. This has also been an era in which the number …

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Guttmacher reports 48% drop from the high point of the number of abortions

Decline to 862,300 in 2017 By Dave Andrusko Each and every three years (or so) when the pro-abortion Guttmacher Institute issues its latest abortion numbers, it is important for us to remember what they choose not to report; how internally [in]coherent its observations are; and what is the real agenda of Planned Parenthood’s former “special …

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