Abortions hit historic low in U.S.

CDC report: Rate was 11.8 abortions per 1,000 women ages 15-44 in 2015, compared with 15.9 in 2006

Fewer U.S. women are having abortions than at any time since Roe v. Wade, according to new government figures released Wednesday. In 2015, the most recent year for which data is available, a total of 638,169 abortions were reported, a decrease of 2 percent from 652,639 abortions in 2014. The abortion rate was 11.8 abortions per 1,000 women ages 15-44 in 2015, compared with … [Read more...]

U.S. abortion data from 2014 show pro-life progress

U.S. abortion-rate decline, which began in the early 1980s, continues at a steady pace, according to the CDC

Last week, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released U.S. abortion data for the year 2014, indicating that the U.S. abortion-rate decline, which began in the early 1980s, continues at a steady pace. According to the CDC, both the number of abortions and the abortion rate declined by about 2 percent between 2013 and 2014. The decline was fairly consistent, as 30 of the 46 … [Read more...]