Abortion Statistics


January 22, 2013 marked 40 years since Roe v. Wade legalized abortion on the federal level and roughly 54.5 million human lives have been lost.


More Americans have died because of abortion than have died in the Civil War, both World Wars, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Persian Gulf War and the current war in Iraq combined.


More babies are killed each day in America than the total number of people killed in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.


There are as many abortion deaths each year as there are deaths caused by heart disease and cancer combined.


3,600 babies are killed every day that’s 150 deaths per hour, and one baby lost every two and a half minutes!


It has been reported that a staggering 41 percent of all New York City pregnancies end in abortion.


For women ages 15-44, two out of every hundred have an abortion.  Of these, 48% have had one or more abortions previously.


For women choosing abortion, 52% are under 25.


Teenagers account for 19%, and women 20-24 account for 33%.


Black women are almost four times as likely to have an abortion as white women.  For Latino women, the number is 2.5 times.


Women who have never been married account for 2/3rds of all abortions.


The majority of women who choose abortions have already given birth.


Mothers who have had one or more children comprise over 60% of all abortions.


Women who have never used any birth control method account for 8% of abortions.


Approximately 52 percent of all African-American pregnancies now end in abortion.


One very shocking study found that 86 percent of all abortions are done for the sake of convenience.


According to the Guttmacher Institute, the average cost of a first trimester abortion at the ten week mark is $451.


The average cost of a vaginal birth with no complications in the United States is now over $9,000.


A Philadelphia abortionist was charged with killing seven babies that were born alive, but witnesses claim that he actually slaughtered hundreds “of living, breathing newborn children by severing their spinal cords or slitting their necks.”


Some abortion clinics have been caught selling aborted baby parts to medical researchers.


Planned Parenthood Founder Margaret Sanger once said the following….“The most merciful thing that a family does to one of its infant members is to kill it.”


Planned Parenthood performs more than 300,000 abortions every single year.


A staggering 72 percent of Planned Parenthood’s “customers” have incomes that are either equal to or beneath 150 percent of the federal poverty level.


There are 30 Planned Parenthood executives that make more than $200,000 a year and a few of them make more than $300,000 a year.


Planned Parenthood received more than 487 million dollars from the federal government during 2010.


36 states have laws pertaining to double homicide when a pregnant woman is murdered, as well as some federal laws.


Statistics report that 12% of abortions are performed after 12 weeks (3 months) of gestation, and 1.5% are performed after 20 weeks (5 months)of gestation.


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