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

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

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

California Orders Churches To Fund Abortions—Or Else

DMHC Elective abortion A regulatory change in California has placed abortion in the category of ‘basic health services’ all insurance plans must cover. Even those that churches buy. California’s Department of Managed Health Care has ordered all insurance plans in the state to immediately begin covering elective abortion. Not Plan B. Not contraceptives. Elective surgical dismemberment abortion.Read More