By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research Though it might seem somewhat anticlimactic after some other national groups have released data on the number of abortions since Dobbs, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has kept to its own organizational schedule and issued its report on abortions that took place in …Continue reading "CDC’s Abortion numbers for 2021 show slight increase"
By American Association of Pro-Life OB-GYNs The baseless narrative that the U.S.’s poor maternal health is attributable to abortion regulations only serves to harm women. Several weeks ago, we responded to these claims by abortion advocates on social media, refuting them and calling attention to the factors that actually contribute to the maternal mortality crisis in this country. Yet this narrative attempting to connect …Continue reading "CDC’s provisional maternal mortality numbers for the post-Dobbs years show a decline in deaths"
By Dave Andrusko Dr. Mandy Cohen is the new director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). She succeeds Dr. Rochelle Walensky who retired. A month into her new position, she gave an interview to Alice Park of TIME magazine. In case the reader might be tempted to stop reading half-way through and miss …Continue reading "New CDC head says ‘I’m So Disappointed’ About Abortion Status"
By American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists Editor’s note. This post from AAPLOG debunks recent stories that claim that the effect of protective pro-life laws is to worsen maternal mortality when the opposite is true, as early CDC data post-Dobbs reveals. The baseless narrative that the U.S.’s poor maternal health is attributable to abortion regulations only …Continue reading "Debunking pro-abortion claims, CDC’s provisional maternal mortality numbers for the post-Dobbs years show a decline in deaths"
By Right to Life of Michigan The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released their latest annual report on abortion statistics last week, showing that the number of abortions and the abortion rates are lower than ever. Though it is unacceptable that any number of children should die because of abortion, it is encouraging to …Continue reading "Latest CDC Abortion Report Shows Further Decline"
By Dave Andrusko Posted elsewhere today at National Right to Life News Today is a terrific overview summary of the latest abortion report from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) by Dr. Randall K. O’Bannon, NRLC Director of Education & Research. The following is a supplement to his more thorough investigation of what the very welcomed …Continue reading "A further look at the drop in abortions reported by CDC provides additional reasons for optimism"
Laws and Local Factors Have Major Impact By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research Earlier this year, we were all delighted to find out that abortions, abortion rates, and abortion ratios had dropped to levels not seen since the early 1970s. The good new meant a drop of 2% in just one …Continue reading "CDC State Abortion Figures for 2014 Show Depth and Breadth of Abortion’s Decline"
CDC Report on 2013 Part 2 By Randall K. O’Bannon, NRL Director of Education & Research Editor’s note. On Tuesday Dr. O’Bannon looked at the latest decline in the number of abortions, abortion rates, and abortion ratios from the CDC. The overall 5% national decline showed up in dropping state figures all across the country. …Continue reading "The Demographics behind the CDC’s 5% decline in abortions in 2013"
By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research On the eve of Thanksgiving, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released its latest abortion surveillance report, with figures from 2013. Abortion numbers, rates, and ratios all dropped by about 5%, leading to numbers not seen since Roe v. Wade took away legal …Continue reading "CDC Report on 2013 Abortion data show big declines in National and State Figures: Part One"
By Dave Andrusko Yesterday Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education and Research, offered an in-depth overview of the abortion numbers provided by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). If you missed it, take time to read his analysis carefully and then share it with pro-life friends and family. While there are at least …Continue reading "What else can we glean from the 4.2 % decline in the number of abortions reported by the CDC?"
By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education and Research Figures released last week by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) show that the number of abortions are continuing to drop–by 4.2% in 2012. That means more than 31,000 fewer abortions in just one year’s time. Abortion rates and ratios, which are very …Continue reading "CDC Report Shows Abortions Drop 4.2% in 2012"
By Dave Andrusko For some strange reason, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released its latest abortion numbers the day before Thanksgiving. But a wonderful holiday gift it was–the lowest number of abortions CDC has recorded since 1973! The number of abortions, according to the CDC, declined by 4.2% in 2012, a drop of …Continue reading "CDC Abortion Surveillance Figures show decline of 4.2% in 2012"