Abortion rates fall

Abortion is becoming ever rarer in the United States. On Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its latest survey of abortion in the United States. The CDC tallied 730,322 abortions in 2011, the smallest number in almost 40 years. CDC’s numbers are probably an under-count. Other surveys suggest that the number for 2011Read More

The Brave New World of the Feminist: We’re so important that killing is justifiable

Let’s Just Say It: Women Matter More Than Fetuses Do, is a think piece from Rebecca Traister at New Republic. She sounds like your regular thoughtful  leftist who has considered the topic of abortion carefully and concluded that big people are much more important than small ones. Just as Hollywood B-list actress Ellan Barkin who this weekRead More

Canadians come to Maine for abortions

Abortion clinics in Maine are reporting a significant increase — up to half of their clientele — in women traveling from New Brunswick, Canada to abort their babies. It’s because the Canadian province, which borders Maine, just saw it’s local private abortion clinic close down. Abortions are legal in Canada and, according to the New Brunswick Medical ServicesRead More

Tennessee abortion battle

One of the nation’s biggest abortion battles this year is unfolding in Tennessee. On Nov. 4, Tennessee voters will decide whether to amend the state constitution to give lawmakers more authority to enact abortion regulations and restrictions. Proponents of the ballot measure, Amendment 1, say its passage will allow lawmakers the ability to enact “common sense” abortionRead More

North Dakota voters on Election Day will have an amendment option on their ballot that would declare in the state constitution that life begins at conception. The single-sentence measure would be the nation’s first to amend a state constitution and require the “inalienable right to life” at “any stage of development.” Supporters say it’s meant to protect theRead More