Abortion Facts

Abortion Facts

Abortion Facts

1.2 million women have an abortion in the U.S. every year.

Abortion Facts

51% of people surveyed in the U.S. say Abortion should be legal in all or most cases.

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37% of all pregnancies in New York City end in abortion.

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Every year, about a million girl fetuses are aborted and tens of thousands of girl babies are abandoned in China because of the country’s one-child policy.

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Aborting a child because of its gender is legal in Sweden.

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Between 100,000 and 500,000 abortions per year continue to be performed in India solely because the fetus is female.

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Over 90% of women who learn that they are carrying a baby with Down Syndrome, will choose abortion over keeping their baby.

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Abortion Kills More African-Americans Than the Seven Leading Causes of Death Combined.

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Islam allows abortion if the pregnancy is a threat to the woman’s life or if it’s the result of a rape and is less than 4 months old. 

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Frank Sinatra’s mother ran an illegal abortion business from her home.

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The SEX Party in Australia is looking to legalize marijuana, euthanasia, censorship, abortion, and tax the church.

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The mortality rate for abortions in the U.S. is 0.67 per 100,000 procedures. For colonoscopies is about 20 per 100,000 procedures.

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On January 2000, due to a computer glitch, incorrect Down syndrome test results were sent to 154 pregnant women and two abortions were carried out.

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In 1990, Belgium’s government suspended its King from power for one day so that a law legalizing abortion could be passed without him, a Catholic, having to sign it.

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The majority of women seeking an abortion are not teenagers: 58% are in their 20s, and 6 in 10 already have a child at home.

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The Egyptian Kahun Papyrus (1850 B.C.) suggests crocodile feces either for preventing conception or as an abortifacient.

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40% of minors having an abortion report that neither of their parents knew about the abortion.

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Providing birth control to women at no cost substantially reduced unplanned pregnancies and cut abortion rates by 62% to 78% over the U.S. national rate, a study found.

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Women undergoing abortion after 18 weeks gestation sometimes give birth to a fetus that may survive briefly. It happens in about 4 per 100,000 abortions.

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1 in 3 women in the UK have an abortion in their lifetime.

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Homosexuality and abortion were decriminalised in Russia under Lenin’s leadership.

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