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Ending the abortion holocaust in America

Abortion ruins lives beyond the aborted unborn child. It has profound rippling physical and psychological consequences on the mother and father, as well as siblings of the unborn child, and the grandparents. It causes guilt and misgivings, self-recrimination, and every child’s face becomes a constant reminder. Most marriages crumble. Many require after-abortion counselling.

Its destructive consequences cover the remaining life span of those entrapped by its lies. Abortion is not the happy postponement of starting a family. It is state-sanctioned murder and a vast industry with revenues in the billions.

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Abortion fast facts

  • More than 62.5 million unborn babies have been lost to abortion in the United States since 1973, the year the Supreme Court legalized abortion.
  • The most recent CDC report shows a total of 620,327 abortions in the US in 2020.
  • Planned Parenthood performs over 300,000 abortions a year, 40 percent of all abortions in America.
  • Abortion is a multi-billion-dollar industry.
  • 86% of Planned Parenthood’s abortion centers are in minority neighborhoods.
  • 49% of abortions were experienced by households with incomes under the United States federal poverty line.
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Abortion FAQs

How many abortions have there been since 1973?

Since the US Supreme Court legalized abortion, over 63 million babies have been sacrificed on the altar of so-called “choice.” That is more than the entire population of Italy.

No, contrary to many reports in the media, abortion is legal until birth in many states. States like Colorado, Oregon, and Vermont allow abortion at any stage of pregnancy for any reason. Pro-abortion activists are spending millions of dollars attempting to pass radical pro-abortion amendments in states across the nation.

In the most egregious examples, a woman could legally get a late term abortion because she found out the baby was the wrong race or gender.

With bipartisan support, the state legislature of Mississippi passed the Gestational Age Act, a 15-week ban on abortion. Mississippi’s only abortion facility, Jackson Women’s Health Organization, sued to stop the bill. The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled the law was unconstitutional and the US Supreme Court agreed to hear and rule on the case. The US Supreme Court not only upheld Dobbs, but it also overturned Roe v. Wade and Casey v. Planned Parenthood, once again giving states the legal right to protect unborn babies.

No, the overturning of Roe v. Wade gives elected state legislatures the authority to determine abortion laws for each individual state. In 1973 a panel of unelected judges declared by edict that abortion was legal during all nine months of pregnancy for any reason. This left Americans without a voice on the most controversial issue of modern history. Most Americans want their elected officials making abortion laws for their state.

Rape and incest are horrific crimes. Assailants should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. The woman and her baby are victims and should be supported and cared for to the best of our ability. However, we should not inflict a punishment of death on the baby for the crime of his or her biologic father. Women have often said that the act of abortion was a second act of violence against their bodies and emotional wellbeing. Violence in response to violence is not the answer.

The unborn are unique human beings with their own unique genetic code and personhood just like you. We are all “clumps of tissue” or cells. The only difference between a born adult and an unborn child is their location and level of development. Humanity is not determined by level of development, location, or any other arbitrary factor used to dehumanize the unborn.

In many cases, yes. Dr. Stuart Derbyshire, one of the world’s top neuroscientists, used to believe that an unborn child could not feel pain until 24 weeks. But with new scientific evidence Dr. Derbyshire now believes a child can feel pain at 12 weeks. Other experts believe a baby can feel pain as early as eight weeks.

No. America’s legal abortion industry already resembles inept back-alley abortion. Abortion is inherently unsafe. Every “successful” abortion takes an innocent humans’ life. Notorious abortionists like Kermit Gosnell, Steven Chase Brigham, Leroy Carhart, and many others have seriously injured women and killed their babies. Legal abortion is widely unregulated and has resulted in appalling conditions inside abortion facilities.

No, ending abortion does not strip women of their rights. No one has a right to intentionally take the life of an innocent child. The unborn are humans, equally deserving of legal protection as much as anyone else. Ending abortion protects the basic human rights of innocent children.

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