Category Archives: Abortion Statistics

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

Three Take-Aways from the Increase in Wisconsin’s Abortion Numbers

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

Great News: Pennsylvania Abortions Hit Record Low in 2017

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

Good news: Israel’s abortion rate is half of what it was 30 years ago

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,

Doe v. Gomez: 23 years, $25 million, 82,000 abortions

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

Latest CDC Abortion Report Shows Further Decline

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.

Confusing CDC and Guttmacher abortion figures do not change that the number of abortions continues to go down

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

CDC Report shows continued decline in the number of abortions

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

A further look at the drop in abortions reported by CDC provides additional reasons for optimism

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

2017 Ohio Abortion Report Reveals Increase in Abortions

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

Why PPFA would never want the Black Abortion Rate explained

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. My family and I will be on our vacation through September 7. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” —

Planned Parenthood drives up abortion numbers in Minnesota

By Paul Stark ST. PAUL — Abortions in Minnesota increased slightly in 2017 thanks to the state’s leading performer and promoter of abortion. Planned Parenthood grew its own abortion total by 11 percent while non-Planned Parenthood abortion