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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

Abortion by pill was “excruciating” says post-abortion woman

By Sarah Terzo Maggie wrote about her experience of an abortion by pill: “[T]he next day I crawled into bed with my boyfriend, put on my super cool adult diapers, inserted the pills, and put on some

1 in 4 women is a victim of “reproductive control,” says study

“Research into coerced abortion is long overdue” By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children A study has found that 25% of US women attending sexual and reproductive healthcare services were subject to control or coercion

Don’t be mislead: New PPFA president insists Abortion is Job 1

By Dave Andrusko Leana Wen is Planned Parenthood’s new president so we shouldn’t be (and aren’t) surprised that Dr. Wen is the recipient of an endless stream of flattering profiles. The latest came this week and appeared

Pro-abortion groups seeking to throw out essentially all abortion laws and regulations in Texas

“They’re trying to see what sticks to the wall” By Dave Andrusko Ever since the Supreme Court in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, gutted much of an omnibus 2013 Texas law, Whole Woman’s Health Alliance, the lead

PBS Special Provides ‘Balanced’ Perspective on Abortion’s Black Genocide

By Gabriel Hays Last month, normally progressive PBS provided a transparent portrayal of the devastation abortion inflicts on the African American community. The special, titled “Anti-Abortion Crusaders: Inside the African American Abortion Battle,” surprised conservative media critics

Director of abortion clinics says women don’t need to see ultrasound

By Sarah Terzo Amy Hagstrom Miller, head of group of Texas abortion clinics, Whole Woman’s Health: ”Sixty-five percent of the women we serve have one or more children. They’ve all seen an ultrasound before and yet we

If we could look her in the eyes, would any of us say that abortion is a rational option

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation I was captivated by a baby girl I saw recently in church. Her eyes were filled with wonder, taking in everything within her environment. This chance encounter made

Abortion and the Breast Cancer Epidemic in India

By Angela Lanfranchi MD FACS In February 2017, the Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology published the “Epidemiology of breast cancer in Indian women.” Malvia, et al. found that from 1982-2005, the incidence of breast cancer had almost

Only a tiny fraction of Irish GPs sign up to perform abortions

By Dave Andrusko Given the uneasiness in the medical community about the introduction of abortion on demand through at least the first 12 weeks of pregnancy, and outright opposition by other physicians to abortion at all, it

Guttmacher study on repeat abortions at odds with cherished pro-abortion arguments

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research Editor’s note. There is always a lull—a gap —recently running three years between the year for which Guttmacher compiles abortion numbers and the actual publication date.

Abortionist talks about “violence” of abortion

By Sarah Terzo Abortionist Lisa Harris, who does second trimester abortions, writes: “Currently, the violence and, frankly, the gruesomeness of abortion is owned only by those who would like to see abortion (at any time in pregnancy)