Category Archives: Abortion Statistics

Michigan abortions decreased 2.8 percent in 2016

Figure 1: Rates of Abortions for Michigan Occurrences, Per 1,000 Women

Editor’s note. This was provided by Right to Life of Michigan, NRLC’s state affiliate. Statistics published by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services show induced abortions in Michigan declined by 2.8 percent from 2015 to

Kansas abortion total down; number of dismemberment abortions up

By Kathy Ostrowski, Legislative Director, Kansans for Life The Kansas Department of Health & Environment (KDHE) Tuesday reported a 2.4% drop in the total number of Kansas abortions for 2016, compared to 2015. There were 6,810 abortions

23,630 fewer unborn babies lost their lives in California in 2014 than in 2011

By Dave Andrusko NRL News and NRL News Today have written extensively about the latest abortion numbers produced by the pro-abortion Guttmacher Institute. In a report issued in January, Guttmacher found that for the first time since

Abortions continue to decrease in Arizona

By Dave Andrusko The good news continues in Arizona as the number of abortions in 2015 continued a downward trend that began in 2011. The Arizona Department of Health Services reported that for the 2015 reporting year,

Guess how many abortions were done in Ontario in 2014/2015?

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne

By Patricia Maloney, Editor, Run with Life Blogspot. In 2010 the Ontario government made a change to Ontario’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). What they did was exclude everything and anything related to

Reflections on the Guttmacher Report, One Day Later

By Dave Andrusko Imagine you are the movers and shakers at the Guttmacher Institute. Formerly the research arm of Planned Parenthood, but now, as an “independent” think tank, your abortion statistics are treated almost reverentially, as if

Guttmacher survey results for 2013 and for 2014 find U.S. abortions drop to well under one million

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research For the first time since 1974, the number of abortions performed in the United States has dropped below one million–926,190 for 2014. Even better news, longer

Guttmacher reports abortions well under one million in 2013 and 2014

Lowest abortion total since 1974 By Dave Andrusko The Guttmacher Institute’s long-awaited new report hit the Internet this morning and the bottom line is wonderful news (unless you are Guttmacher): There were 926,200 abortions in 2014, the

New Guttmacher study shows abortion numbers hit historic low in 2014

WASHINGTON – A new report released today by the Guttmacher Institute found that in 2014, for the first time since 1975, the annual number of abortions dropped below one million. “Abortion Incidence and Service Availability in the

Thanks to YOU, Lives are Being Saved at Unprecedented Numbers in Pennsylvania

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative/PAC Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation When I first saw the figures, I could hardly believe my eyes. The number of abortions in Pennsylvania had dropped to the lowest level ever recorded since the Pennsylvania

Good News for Women and Families as Abortion Numbers Decline in Pennsylvania

Technology and Support for Pregnant Women Help Abortion Totals Tumble to the lowest number ever recorded HARRISBURG, Pa. – The number of abortions in Pennsylvania declined in 2015 to a record low—a welcome development for women and

Media Silence: NYC Abortion Rate Is 60% of Birth Rate

By Katie Yoder Over Thanksgiving weekend, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) quietly released its latest Abortion Surveillance report for 2013. That is a year remembered by the pro-life movement for the trial and conviction