Category Archives: Statistics and Polls

40% of pregnant teens didn’t tell parents about their abortions

According to the Alan Guttmacher Institute, a pro-abortion research group, only 60% of pregnant teens tell their parents about their abortions. This means that 40% of teens never notify their parents that they have had abortions. This research is from … Continue reading

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Survey of Post-Abortion women reveals emotional turmoil

Lisa Arnold compiled the following statistics in 2002 and 2003 from over 200 postabortion women. She works in a crisis pregnancy center, and this is taken from the women who came to her who had past abortions.   My decision … Continue reading

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Poll finds 56% of people in Ohio believe life begins at conception

As reported in the Akron Beacon Journal: “A recent poll for the Beacon Journal by the University of Akron found that 56% of Ohioans believe that life begins at conception; but a majority of those voicing an opinion still believe abortion should … Continue reading

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Statistics on IVF success rates

Author William M Connolly compiles the statistics on IVF success rates. Below is the percentage of successful pregnancies from various procedures. “In February 1999, Reuters reported that about 20,000 babies were born with the help of laboratory fertility techniques out of … Continue reading

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23% of pro-choicers believe life begins at conception

According to one study: “14% of pro-choice advocates say life begins when the fetus has measurable brain activity or motion. Even among pro-choice advocates, 23% believe life begins at fertilization. 38% of pro-choice advocates believe life begins when the fetus … Continue reading

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Only minority of people believe abortion should always be legal

NARAL Pro-Choice America, NOW and Planned Parenthood’s political position, their push for no restrictions at all on abortion up until the time of birth, has always been supported only by a minority of the population. “Even in abortion’s prime, a Gallup … Continue reading

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2003 poll: 58% of Americans think life begins at conception

Pro-Life author Troy Clark: “A Newsweek poll, in its June 9, 2003, cover story, “Should a Fetus Have Rights?”, disclosed that a strong 58% majority of Americans believe either life begins at conception (46%) or when an embryo is implanted … Continue reading

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67% of women and 55% of men felt abortion would make them feel bad

A poll asked about situations which would make a person feel very bad about himself or herself, and 67% of the women questioned and 55% of the men questioned in the age group 18 to 29 years old felt that having an … Continue reading

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Donating tissue makes some women feel better about abortion

The following question was asked to women in a poll: “If you became pregnant and knew that tissue from the fetus could be used to help someone suffering from Parkinson’s disease, how would you feel about having an abortion? The … Continue reading

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27.3% of women have abortions due to abuse

In one study 27.3% of women stated their experience of abuse influenced their decision to abort. TW Leung, et al. “A comparison of the prevalence of domestic violence between patients seeking termination of pregnancy and other general gynecology patients” International … Continue reading

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