Pregnancies among women under 30 have also dramatically declined.
Abortions have declined in states where new laws make it harder to have them — but they've also waned in states where abortion rights are protected, an Associated Press survey finds. Nearly everywhere, in red states and blue, abortions are down since 2010.
The latest department of health figures show that 40 percent of all New York pregnancies end in termination. Among African American women, the abortion rate stands at 60 percent. These are statistics that a group of young nuns named the Sisters of Life, are working to change.
Anderson does point to the Guttmacher Institute, however, where efforts to collect more-complete data include approaching
A Washington Post blog suggested that the Latino conservative view on abortion could be a "potential inroad" for the Republican
Abortion, as we know from the health care debate, is about having the right values. Contraception is about women's real needs. It is time we change the subject back.
I have written about the importance of social and economic support for women and vulnerable families as effective solutions
The abortion rate in the United States has fallen to its lowest level since 1974, the first full year after the U.S. Supreme
A comprehensive global study of abortion has concluded that abortion rates are similar in countries where it is legal and
Right-to-lifers should read the recent numbers and realize that entrusting and empowering women with their own reproductive decisions might be a more auspicious strategy for reducing overall abortion numbers.