Why it is so important that pro-lifers are 100% accurate

By Dave Andrusko When I read Politifact’s “Jeanine Pirro wrongly says there are 63 million abortions per year in the U.S.,” it reminded me how important it is that we are 100% accurate. Obviously, this was a slip of the tongue by Judge Pirro. She does not possible believe that there are 63 million abortions …

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Survey: Physicians Are Far Less Likely to Abort Their Children

By Kelsey Hazzard A recent survey published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology and covered by MedPage Today had an intriguing finding: Among physicians of reproductive age (45 years or younger), the abortion rate was 10.2%, said researchers led by Morgan Levy, BS, of the University of Miami School of Medicine, and colleagues. Levy said …

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What Google Can Tell Us About the Abortion Debate

By Kelsey Hazzard, Secular Pro-Life I follow quite a few pro-abortion activists on Twitter, and they are in a poor mood. That’s unsurprising, given that the Supreme Court could be a few short weeks away from reversing Roe. Already, pro-life states around the country have made strides in protecting babies that would not have been …

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Welcomed decline in the number of medical students trained in abortion

By Dave Andrusko Sarah Varney rolled out a fascinating (if overtly pro-abortion) summary of the level of  training in abortion provided by medical schools and residency programs. Here’s the headline: Fewer medical students trained for abortion procedures The number of med schools and residency programs where aspiring physicians can learn to perform abortion procedures continues …

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Abortions Drop in Texas After Heartbeat Law

Advocates claim women just got abortions elsewhere By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research Whenever pro-life legislation passes and goes into effect, abortion advocates are anxious to prove two things: 1) that the legislation doesn’t work; 2) that women have found a way around the law. Both claims were made in …

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National Right to Life on Guttmacher Data Showing Increase in Percentage of Chemical Abortions in 2020

WASHINGTON — On Thursday, the Guttmacher Institute released preliminary numbers from its periodic survey of abortionists showing that, for the year 2020, 54% of abortions were chemical abortions. “This is a trend that we’ve been seeing for years as abortion advocates have urged the loosening of the safety protocols for chemical abortions,” said Carol Tobias, president …

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More than Half of All U.S. Abortions Now from Abortion Pills

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research The trends have been pointing this way for years, but today the Guttmacher Institute confirmed that chemical, or “medication” abortions, now account for more than half of the abortions performed annually in the United States. In an online analysis of preliminary data from Guttmacher’s …

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Another “study” touts the safety of telemedicine abortions

By Dave Andrusko The beauty, for lack of a better word, of the abortion industry’s strategy is how studies supporting whatever it is they want promoted just happen to come out at the right time. Take “Safety and effectiveness of self-managed medication abortion provided using online telemedicine in the United States: A population based study” …

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Study finds ‘significant’ gap in FDA’s reporting of abortion pill complications

By Nancy Flanders  Just one month after the FDA loosened safety restrictions on the dispensing of the abortion pill, the American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists (AAPLOG) said a study has found a “significant” gap in the federal government’s reporting of complications associated with the abortion pill. In December, the Food and Drug Administration loosened REMS (Risk Evaluation and …

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A total of 63,459,781 unborn babies have been lost to abortions since Roe v. Wade

By Dave Andrusko As we approached the 49th anniversary of Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton, NRLC’s Dr. Randall K. O’Bannon has compiled a factsheet estimating that 63,459,781 babies have been aborted since 1973. The numbers continue to show a steady decline in abortions since 2009, although the 2019 Center for Disease Control (CDC) …

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