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 United States, 2014” is the result of the Guttmacher Institute’s latest survey of 1,671 abortion clinics, hospitals, and …

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Digging Deeper into the Data: Legislation, Education and the Latest Drop in Abortion Part 3

  By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research Editor’s note. A week ago today the Guttmacher Institute, a pro-abortion think-tank, released an analysis of abortions for 2011. The major (and very encouraging) takeaway from “Abortion Incidence and Service Availability in the United States, 2011,” written by Rachel K. Jones and Jenna …

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A deeper look at abortion numbers in Minnesota

By Dave Andrusko Last week we ran a first look at the latest abortion statistics from Minnesota (“2012 Minnesota Abortion Report shows more women turning away from abortion”). But there were many additional parts to the number besides the obvious positive developments—that the state’s total had dropped to the lowest number in 37 years (10,701) …

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2012 Minnesota Abortion Report shows more women turning away from abortion

Women, pro-life efforts drive down abortion numbers; abortions on minors down 59% since 1998 State total drops to lowest in 37 years as more teens, women choose life ST. PAUL — Women continue to drive down the number of abortions performed in Minnesota, according to the 2012 Abortion Report issued today by the Minnesota Department …

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Abortion Toll Passes 55 million deaths

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL-ETF Director of Education & Research Editor’s note. If you are not currently receiving NRL News Today in your inbox, you can sign up at www.nrlc.org/join_our_mailing_list.htm While we can’t yet know exactly how many unborn children will be lost to abortion this year and won’t know the exact total since …

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A Disturbing Reminder: an Estimated 54,559,615 Abortions Since 1973

By Dave Andrusko There is a treasure trove of information in the Winter issue of “National Right to Life News.” If you are not a subscriber, call us at 202 626 8828 and we will get you the list immediately and send you the latest issue. I’ve reproduced for our National Right to Life News …

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A Disturbing Reminder: an Estimated 54,559,615 Abortions Since 1973

By Dave Andrusko Although the March for Life did not take place until today, Sunday marked the 39th anniversary of the hellacious Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton decisions. If you listened to “Pro-Life Perspective” last week (found at www.prolifeperspective.com) or read my summaries of NRLC President Carol Tobias fine series on Roe and …

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A Disturbing Reminder: an Estimated 54,559,615 Abortions Since 1973

By Dave Andrusko Although the March for Life does not take place until Monday, Sunday marks the 39th anniversary of the hellacious Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton decisions. If you’ve listened to “Pro-Life Perspective” this week (found at www.prolifeperspective.com) or read my summaries of NRLC President Carol Tobias fine series on Roe and …

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CDC Abortion Surveillance Report for 2008 Contains Valuable Demographic Data

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL-ETF Director of Education & Research Because the nation’s most populous state, California, and others have been missing from its data set since 1998, no one really looks to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) for the accurate total of the number of abortions that are performed in the …

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Why abortions have declined in Minnesota

Editor’s note. This appeared yesterday on the blog of Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL). The number of abortions in Minnesota has declined for four straight years, and dipped more than 22 percent between 2000 to 2010. Last year’s total was 7 percent less than the previous year — the largest decrease in nearly 20 …

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