By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research The government’s latest report confirms the good news reported by Guttmacher earlier this year. That not only the number of abortions in the U.S. have dropped to lows not seen since the earliest days of legal abortion in America, so, too, have abortion …Continue reading "CDC report confirms there has been a big drop in the number of abortions"
By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research The abortion of a child of any ethnicity or color is a tragedy that impacts a whole nation. But one thing the latest numbers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) tell us is that abortion continues to exact a particularly devastating …Continue reading "What the new CDC abortion numbers tell us about abortion’s impact on minorities"
By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research Although they’re missing data from too many states to give an accurate national total, the latest surveillance report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) does tell us something significant about abortion in America: that the number of abortions are indeed going down …Continue reading "CDC Report Shows Decline in Abortions for 2010; abortion rates and ratios both down"
By Dave Andrusko As we come to the end of the third week post-election, I’d like to reflect further on the data produced by the Centers for Disease Control. You know the figure that has (rightfully) attracted the most attention: from the 2008 to 2009 there was a 5% decline in abortions. CDC’s totals are …Continue reading "Behind the CDC numbers"
By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL-ETF Director of Education & Research Abortion numbers, rates, and ratios for 2009 have been released by the government’s Centers for Disease Control (CDC), indicating significantly fewer abortions than found in the previous year’s report. And while the decrease is most welcomed, the abortion industry likes to act as if …Continue reading "CDC Shows Large Drop in Abortions for 2009, Part One"
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 …Continue reading "CDC Abortion Surveillance Report for 2008 Contains Valuable Demographic Data"
By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., National Right to Life Director of Education & Research When the 2007 Abortion Surveillance report from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) came out February 25, 2011, it was almost lost in the shuffle owing to the fact that the media-friendly Guttmacher Institute had published its figures in January (see …Continue reading "CDC Abortion Report Offers Valuable Demographic Data"