Challenges Mount to Guttmacher’s Estimates of Illegal Abortions and Abortion-Related Deaths

By Dr. Peter Saunders One of the main techniques used by the pro-abortion lobby to advance their worldwide agenda of “safe, legal abortion” is to argue that there are already lots of illegal abortions happening, particularly in the developing world, and that many women are dying from them. To do this, lobbyists need statistics and …

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Contrasting Pro-life and Pro-abortion views on state legislation

By Dave Andrusko No better way to grasp the contours of the state legislative landscape than to ponder the respective perspectives of the Guttmacher Institute, formerly Planned Parenthood’s in-house think tank, and a respected NRLC state affiliate. Rachel Benson Gold and Elizabeth Nash are familiar Guttmacher figures. In their analysis published Wednesday, we learn that …

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NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE RESPONDS TO LATEST GUTTMACHER REPORT

‘When tax dollars pay for abortion, you get more abortion’ WASHINGTON – The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) disputes claims that restrictions on abortion “disproportionately affect” poor women.  That assertion was made in “Changes in Abortion Rates Between 2000 and 2008 and Lifetime Incidence of Abortion,” published online yesterday in Obstetrics and Gynecology by …

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Behind the Guttmacher Abortion Numbers

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. The following first appeared at Today’s News & Views in January. We run it here as a companion to the excellent analysis of CDC abortion data provided by Dr. Randall K. O’Bannon (“CDC Abortion Report Offers Valuable Demographic Data”). If ever the devil is in the details, it’s in the …

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