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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New Numbers from Guttmacher Show Continued Abortion Drop

Abortion Rate Lowest Since Roe By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research Today the Guttmacher Institute released a report showing there were 862,320 abortions performed in the U.S. in 2017. This signals a decrease of almost 64,000 a year from the 926,190 Guttmacher reported just three years prior in 2014, and …

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National Right to Life Committee pleased with drop in number of abortions for 2017

Today, The Guttmacher Institute (the former special affiliate of Planned Parenthood) released its latest survey regarding abortions in the United States. According to the report, the number of abortions in 2017 (the most recent year numbers are available) are the lowest since abortions were legalized in 1973. “While it is encouraging to see the number …

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The pro-abortion Guttmacher Institute: 50 years and counting

By Dave Andrusko I’m amazed that I somehow missed it, but it was not until I read the Guttmacher Institute’s announcement of the selection of Herminia Palacio as its new president and CEO that I realized Guttmacher had celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2018. As most of you know, National Right to Life Celebrated its …

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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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