The following are some interesting and shocking statistics regarding abortion:
Summary: The womb, which should be the safest of all “places” for a human being, is incomparably more dangerous than this world:
- A baby is 4,142 times more likely to be killed in the womb than in the first four years of its life, and 2,911 times more likely to be killed in the womb than in the first 12 years of its life!
- A baby is 7.9 times more likely to be killed in the womb than to die of natural causes during the first year after birth.
- All abortions to end pregnancies caused by rape, incest, or to save the mother’s life represent less than 1% of the total number of abortions in the U.S. (0.2% rape + 0.5% incest + 0.01% medical).
- Therefore 99% or more of all abortions (1,400,000 annually) are performed for the CONVENIENCE of the parents. Read more…
This particular blog entry contains a number of items regarding abortion. Abortion is presented in the mainstream media as a “safe medical procedure” being performed in a proper medical environment. Legal abortion is presented as an alternative to the “back alley coat hanger butcher jobs” of the past.
The stories in this blog indicate that situation to be far from the truth. These stories have been collected in a relatively short period of time to highlight a pattern that would otherwise not be so clear. Although one would expect businesses that provide abortion services to be comparably regulated to hospitals – and certainly more tightly regulated than restaurants – that does not appear to be the case. State inspections of some facilities appear to be lax, or even non-existent. Record-keeping appears to be questionable. The “advice” provided appears to be directed to drive decisions to abortion, with little attempt to consider other options such as adoption. Read more…