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US Abortion Rate

Reading the Data on Declining Abortion Rates

Fran Moreland Johns | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics
Fran Moreland Johns

When I began work on my book, I spoke with women like me who had had no access to safe and legal abortion. Our stories are of trips in strange cars, blindfolded and defenseless, to kitchen-table abortions performed by untrained criminals. But soon I began hearing equally distressing stories from young women today.

Laura Bassett

U.S. Abortion Rate Hits Lowest Point Since 1973 | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

The U.S. abortion rate dropped significantly from 2008 to 2011 and hit its lowest point since 1973 (the year Roe v. Wade was decided), according to a ...

Abortion And Reverence For Life: Grappling With My Father's 'Other Job'

Victoria Moran | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Victoria Moran

On the issue of abortion, I'm ever on the fence, or, at most, an inch or two to either side. My most firmly held value is what Albert Schweitzer termed "reverence for life." However, I am also a woman.

US Abortion Rate Stalls After Years Of Decline

AP | DAVID CRARY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW YORK — The long-term decline in the U.S. abortion rate stalled as the recession took hold, according to the latest comprehensive survey of A...