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 …Continue reading "NRLC’s 6th annual “State of Abortion in America, 2019”: Part Two"
WASHINGTON –The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) today released The State of Abortion in the United States, 2019. In addition to summarizing key legislative developments in the states and at the federal level, the sixth annual report also analyzes data on the annual number of abortions in the United States. The report also dissects …Continue reading "National Right to Life Releases 6th Annual “State of Abortion” Report"
By Dave Andrusko A week out from the annual March for Life and with both Congress and many state legislatures now in session, it’s the perfect time for NRLC’s “State of Abortion in America, 2019.” This 60- page overview is produced by expert staff at National Right to Life. In Part One, we offer a …Continue reading "NRLC’s 6th annual “State of Abortion in America, 2019,” a must-read for pro-life activists: Part One"
By Heather Weininger, Executive Director, Wisconsin Right to Life The news is not good: Wisconsin’s abortion numbers have increased by 3.7 percent, rising from 5,612 in 2016 to 5,818 in 2017. 206 more babies died in 2017 from abortion than in 2016. That means 206 lives lost, 206 moms who now live with the regret …Continue reading "Three Take-Aways from the Increase in Wisconsin’s Abortion Numbers"
By Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation The annual total of abortions in Pennsylvania have reached a record low, according to figures released by the PA Department of Health. The yearly report shows 30,011 abortions occurred in the Commonwealth in 2017—down from the 30,881 which took place in 2016, a decrease of nearly three percent. Nearly 84 percent …Continue reading "Great News: Pennsylvania Abortions Hit Record Low in 2017"
The abortion rate has been steadily dropping in Israel for 30 years By Jonathon VanMaren December 27, 2018 – Since 1977, abortion has been legal in the State of Israel under a set of supposedly strict conditions, and each abortion must be approved by a ghoulishly-named “termination committee.” According to the guidelines, an abortion can …Continue reading "Good news: Israel’s abortion rate is half of what it was 30 years ago"
By Paul Stark, Communications Associate, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) ST. PAUL — December 15 was the 23rd anniversary of the Minnesota Supreme Court decision that required taxpayer funding of abortion. Since the Doe v. Gomez ruling, Minnesota taxpayers have reimbursed abortion practitioners close to $25 million for nearly 82,000 abortion procedure claims. “Doe …Continue reading "Doe v. Gomez: 23 years, $25 million, 82,000 abortions"
By Right to Life of Michigan The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released their latest annual report on abortion statistics last week, showing that the number of abortions and the abortion rates are lower than ever. Though it is unacceptable that any number of children should die because of abortion, it is encouraging to …Continue reading "Latest CDC Abortion Report Shows Further Decline"
By Dave Andrusko There are certain “givens” in discussing abortion statistics that likely will never, ever change. That includes an error of omission: that the percentage of abortions performed in the “hard cases”—typically when the mother’s life is at risk, or in cases of rape and incest, or fetal anomaly—is a tiny fraction of the …Continue reading "Confusing CDC and Guttmacher abortion figures do not change that the number of abortions continues to go down"
By Randall K O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research Last week the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) gave pro-lifers something to be very thankful for this Thanksgiving. Their latest surveillance reports that abortions, abortion rates, and abortion ratios all continued to fall for 2015, the latest year for which it has figures. …Continue reading "CDC Report shows continued decline in the number of abortions"
By Dave Andrusko Posted elsewhere today at National Right to Life News Today is a terrific overview summary of the latest abortion report from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) by Dr. Randall K. O’Bannon, NRLC Director of Education & Research. The following is a supplement to his more thorough investigation of what the very welcomed …Continue reading "A further look at the drop in abortions reported by CDC provides additional reasons for optimism"
Ohio Right to Life Decries the Tragedy of Abortion in Ohio, Calls for Action COLUMBUS, Ohio–The Ohio Department of Health today released the 2017 Ohio Abortion Report, revealing an increase in the number of abortions since the 2016 report. A total of 20,893 abortions were reported. Mike Gonidakis, President of Ohio Right to Life, said …Continue reading "2017 Ohio Abortion Report Reveals Increase in Abortions"