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 they came from a quasi-objective source. The 44th anniversary of Roe is rapidly approaching–for Guttmacher, a kind of …Continue reading "Reflections on the Guttmacher Report, One Day Later"
Abortions Drop Another 16% As NRL News Today reported, last week testimony was presented in the Wisconsin Federal Court Western District on a challenge to Wisconsin’s new law which requires that an abortion provider have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of the abortion facility. Wisconsin abortion providers stated under oath that …Continue reading "Unofficial Abortion Numbers Show Sharp Decline in 2013 Wisconsin Abortions"
By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research It is said that failure is an orphan but that victory has a hundred fathers. Well, there are a lot of folks taking credit for the sudden and significant decline in abortion numbers Guttmacher just reported for 2011–a drop of about 150,000 abortions …Continue reading "Digging Deeper into the Data: Considering the causes for the drop in abortion, Part 2"
By Dave Andrusko Statistics released by the Ohio Department of Health offer the welcomed news that abortions in 2010 declined for the tenth year in a row, representing a drop of nearly 40% from the peak total reached in 1982 and 26% since 2000. “During the past decade, more and more women and families chose …Continue reading "After another decline in 2010, Abortions in Ohio Reach Historic Low"