Category Archives: Abortion Statistics

CDC State Abortion Figures for 2014 Show Laws and Local Factors Have Major Impact — Part Two of Two

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research Editor’s note. As we discussed in Part One, earlier this year, the Guttmacher Institute revealed that for the first time since 1974, the number of abortions

CDC National Figures for 2014 Show Depth and Breadth of Abortion’s Decline — Part One of Two

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRLC Director of Education & Research Editor’s note. Tomorrow Dr. O’Bannon will examine what abortion data from individual states tells us about the causes of the declines and what may possibly be

A huge abortion rate drop, but rates still higher among poor, minorities

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research We’ve known since January that abortion rates are down to levels not seen since before Roe v. Wade was decided in 1973. The total number of

Oregonians paid for 8,235 abortions

Almost two-thirds of all state-funded abortions happen at Planned Parenthood. By Lois Anderson, Executive Director, Oregon Right to Life One of our pro-life representatives did some investigating into the relationship between the Oregon Health Plan and Planned

Abortion Facility Applies to Open in South Bend, Indiana

St. Joseph County Had Been Abortion-Free Since Klopfer Ceased Doing Abortions in 2015 SOUTH BEND, Ind. – St. Joseph County Right to Life and Indiana Right to Life have learned that an abortion facility has applied to

Number of abortions in Ohio lowest in 40 years

By Dave Andrusko On Friday the Ohio Department of Health released the 2016 Ohio Abortion Report, showing the number of abortions were their lowest in 40 years. A total of 20,672 abortions were reported–the lowest figure since

Abortion numbers in Minnesota hit plateau, while Planned Parenthood sees large increase

By Bill Poehler, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) ST. PAUL — Planned Parenthood continues its abortion business expansion despite overall state and national trends of declining abortion numbers. As Minnesota’s largest abortionist, Planned Parenthood grew its

Indiana Abortion Rate Drops for Eighth Consecutive Year

Substantial Abortion Rate Drop also among St. Joseph County Residents INDIANAPOLIS – Newly released data from the Indiana State Department of Health’s (ISDH) annual abortion report shows that in 2016, there were 7,277 abortions, compared to 7,957 abortions

Louisiana’s 2016 Abortion Rates Fall for Second Straight Year

NEW ORLEANS – The number of abortions in Louisiana decreased by 4 percent from 2015 to 2016, according to preliminary figures provided to Louisiana Right to Life recently by the Louisiana Department of Health. It was the

Nearly 10,000 Minnesota lives lost to abortion in 2016

By Bill Poehler ST. PAUL — Abortion numbers in Minnesota rose to 9,953 last year after having fallen in 2015 to their lowest level — 9,861 abortions– since 1974, according to the state’s 2016 Abortion Report. The

Annual Abortion Report expected June 30 from Minnesota Department of Health

Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) will provide an analysis of the Report to the Legislature: Induced Abortions in Minnesota for the year 2016, shortly after its anticipated release on Friday morning, June 30. The annual abortion

2016 abortion statistics highlight the brutal reality of the abortion industry in England and Wales

"Abortion is a significant mental health risk factor and the abortion industry in this country is betraying women on a massive scale."

Editor’s note. The following comes from our friends at SPUC–the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children and is reposted with permission. The 2016 Abortion Statistics for England and Wales were published today, and they serve to highlight the