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Few people knew Roe legalized abortion through all 9 months

From The Daily Oklahoman, January 26, 1992: “Gallup last year found that 69.9 % of respondents thought there were existing restrictions on abortion that actually are not in place because of Roe. Only 17.6 % knew that the effect of Roe … Continue reading

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Author compares African American death toll from abortion to other causes of death

Elisha J Israel writes about the toll abortion takes in the African American community: “In 2008, according to the Guttmacher Institute, there were 1.21 million abortions in the United States and 30% of these were performed on African-American women. In … Continue reading

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2004 poll shows majority oppose abortion after heartbeat begins

A May 2004 Zogby survey of over 1000 Americans found: 61% agree abortion should not be permitted after a fetal heartbeat has begun 65% agree abortion should not be permitted after fetal brain waves are detected 74% disagree with US … Continue reading

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Rich people are more pro-abortion than poor people

Rich people are more pro-abortion than poor people, study shows. In a January 2013 Gallup poll, 58% of those with an annual income of $75,000 or more identified as “pro-choice.” Among those who earned less than $30,000 a year, only 41% … Continue reading

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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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