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Number of Reported Annual Abotions (1973-2011)

Year            Guttmacher        CDC 1973          744,610              615,831 1974          898,570              763,476 1975          1,034,170            854,853 1976          1,179,300           988,267 1977          1,316,700   … Continue reading

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Number of abortions began increasing after legalization

Norma Goldberger, abortion clinic owner and abortion counselor on what happened after abortion was legalized: “The number of women who decided to have an abortion was phenomenal. A study by Kinsey, performed when most abortions were illegal, documented that 10% … Continue reading

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Poll shows only small percentage of voters think abortion is most important issue

January 2012 NY Times/CBS did a poll asking about what  the most important issues were to voters. 3. In deciding who you would like to see elected President this year, which one of the following issues will be most important to you: … Continue reading

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Top 4 Reasons Women Give for Having an Abortion

Top reasons women gave for having abortions (women could pick more than one) according to the most recent info: 74% said that the baby would change their life too much 73% said that babies were too expensive 48% didn’t want … Continue reading

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Judges in Minnesota approved nearly all judicial bypass cases

This is very old information, but it’s still interesting to know. According to the Supreme Court, states can pass parental consent or notification laws, but they must provide a judicial bypass. A judicial bypass allows a teenager to go to … Continue reading

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2015 poll shows that more Americans want stricter laws on abortion

“In 2015, 34% of Americans say they are satisfied with current U.S. abortion policies. This is the lowest percentage since Gallup first asked the question in 2001. …. Americans who say they are dissatisfied with current abortion policies were asked … Continue reading

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Only 45% of pregnant teens tell their parents, studies say

A somewhat old statistic. Make of it what you will. “Statistics say that 45% of pregnant teens tell their parents.” From the Alan Guttmacher Institute Deanne Durrett The Abortion Conflict: a Pro/Con Issue (Berkeley Heights, New Jersey: Enslow Publishers, 2000) 39 … Continue reading

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Parental involvement laws reduce abortion rate by almost 19%, study says

“… A 1996 study revealed that “parental involvement laws appear to decrease minors’ demands for abortion by 13 to 25%.” A 2008 study showed that parental consent laws reduce the minor abortion rate by 18.7%. With the loving support of … Continue reading

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Article claims that 80 – 90% of women would not have abortions if they were illegal

Dr. Richard R. Parlour and Dr. James H. Ford, MD examined nine studies about women and abortion and wrote, in 1974, that the studies: “showed that 80 to 90 percent of the women who have legally induced abortions would not … Continue reading

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Women & Men Oppose Abortion in Almost Equal Numbers, Poll Says

Commenting on the “war on women” rhetoric of Planned Parenthood and other pro-abortion organizations: “One of the central myths in American politics is that women are more pro-choice than men,” Karen Kaufman, an associate professor at the University of Maryland … Continue reading

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