Planned Parenthood reports abortion decline; pro-lifers see hopeful signs for the unborn
The latest report from the country's No. 1 abortion provider has provided a piece of encouraging news for a pro-life movement that experienced another year marked by hopeful signs.
Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) recorded 327,166 abortions by its affiliates, according to its annual report released Dec. 11. That total marked a drop of nearly 6,800 of the lethal procedures from the previous year, when PPFA's affiliates provided a record 333,964 abortions.
Other aspects of Planned Parenthood's report were not as encouraging, but its 2 percent decline in abortion procedures was part of a series of welcome news for pro-life advocates in recent months. In other news:...
I'm sure the morning after pill is skewing the figures on abortion. SA will have to put up a thread on the pill(s) to really have an adequate discussion of it. There's strong feeling on both sides about the Morning after and the day before pills.
But of course note, and this addresses fathers even more than mothers?
Psalm 127 3 Behold, children are a gift of the LORD; The fruit of the womb is a reward. 4 Like arrows in the hand of a warrior, So are the children of one's youth. 5 How blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them; They shall not be ashamed, When they speak with their enemies in the gate.---NASB
CF, we do over regulate, and that's an understatement. Perhaps if we regulated the important things with great zeal and tenacity, we wouldn't need to worry about the minor things. I do support all three uses of the Law of God. The weak should be protected from victimizing activities, but not as a substitute for preaching the Good News
Making abortion illegal doesn't solve the problem. It just makes abortion riskier. The problem is not that it's legal, but that people actually want to have them. It's a heart problem, not a legal one, and God is the only solution to it.