The number of abortions in most of the U.S. fell to 638,169 in 2015, according to data released Wednesday from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a new post- Roe v. Wade low.
The latest number represents a 2 percent drop from 2014 and a 24 percent drop from 2006. The number of abortions reached a peak in the 1980s, following the 1973 Roe Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion in every state, and mostly fell after that.
The data are incomplete, and are reported voluntarily, but shed light on patterns in demographics and public health practices. The latest information represents 49 areas, excluding California, Maryland, and New Hampshire.
Teens saw a significant drop in abortions, by 41 percent since 2006. The data mirrors the results in other studies that have found that teens are using more effective birth control, that they are less likely to get pregnant, and that they...
Abortions are still closer to the million mark. There are some states that don't report their abortion numbers. And of course, there are abortionists who don't do accurate reporting. Sadly, chemical abortions are on the rise, and professing Christians are still using contraceptives( abortifacients) that cause abortions. Long story short, millions continue to die at the hands of their mothers, fathers, medical community, and yes, even with the approval of Christian churches.
Firing Jeff Sessions was a bad mistake. He was looking into relooking at the indecency laws and take on the billion dollar porn industry. Now Iâ€™m afraid itâ€™ll be all hands on deck to keep the president from legal problems till Election Day.
But, remember folks, abortion is usually the fruit of pre-marital sex, and we all know that's wicked as the devil. Just because baby's aren't being killed as quickly, it's because birth control and contraceptive's are working...marvelously.
That part was key to me as well, J4J. The point isn't that sin is decreasing but that more are sinning "smarter" to not create unintended consequences. What able the pornoculture we dwell within that worships sex between anyone at any time in any place?