Abortion clinics are closing at a record pace

Republicans are 'legislating the industry out of existence', writer argues

The following comes from a February 24 Bloomberg News article by Esmé E Deprez: Abortion access in the U.S. has been vanishing at the fastest annual pace on record, propelled by Republican state lawmakers’ push to legislate the industry out of existence. Since 2011, at least 162 abortion providers have shut or stopped offering the procedure, while just 21 opened. No … [Read more...]

CDC report: 55.4% of country’s aborted babies are black or hispanic

Less than one-third of the population, but more than half of abortion figures

The following comes from a November 30 CNS News article by Michael W. Chapman: The latest abortion surveillance report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which was published Friday but covers the year 2012, says that in the 26 states that reported abortions by the race and ethnicity of the women having the abortions, 55.4 percent were performed on … [Read more...]

US abortions continue to decline

California, which makes up 1/5 of all US abortions, is not included in report's figures

The following comes from a November 27 Fox Health article: Federal statistics show abortions have been in a general decline for about 25 years. The number of reported abortions dropped 4 percent in 2012, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported. About 699,000 abortions were reported to the federal government that year. That's about 31,000 fewer than the … [Read more...]