After climbing through the 1990s, the number of abortions in Canada has fallen steadily to fewer than 100,000 a year, according to a new study that maps out in detail the first few decades of the countrys legalized-abortion era.The rate per capita has fallen 14% since 1997, with 97,000 surgeries in 2005, concluded the paper. The fastest decline has been among teenagers, while women in their 20s still account for about half of abortions.Despite the recent decline, close to a third of middle-aged women have terminated a pregnancy at least once. A second new study noted that almost 40% of Canadian abortions are performed on women who have had one before but it suggested that inserting IUDs right after the procedure might curb the number of repeat abortions.
In fact, STBF is among the abortion giants top contributors, according to Wikipedia, which reports PP received $3.8 million from STBF in 1999 alone.Access Philanthropy reported in 2006that[m]ore than 100 PP affiliates received grants [from STBF] ranging ...more
State Health Commissioner Dr. Nirav Shah is stepping down amid criticism over his agencys failure to conduct regular inspections of abortion clinics and for delays in releasing a long-awaited fracking study.Word of Shahs resignation late Wednesday came ...more
Supporters admit law won't cause a decline in abortions; opponents call it "a direct attack on women" that could have unintended consequences that cost women tens of thousands of dollars for medically necessary procedures.Posted byBeth Dalbey(Editor) ...more
The Senate was scheduled to debate Senate Bill 175, a measure to guarantee that state or local policies won't interfere with reproductive decisions such as abortion and contraception.But with a one-seat majority, Democrats were unable to vote on the measumore
Newly released data on abortion in Tennessee reveal a steady decline in the number of abortions performed over the past decade and a steady increase in the percentage of out-of-state women heading to Tennessee for the procedure.There were 16,373 abortionsmore