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Is Better Access to Sex Ed and Contraceptive Methods Behind the Latest Significant Decline in Abortion Rates?

Does the decline in abortion rates indicate better reproductive health choices and outcomes for women? And if so, how do we continue to build on this success?

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Minnesota Citizens Concerned For Life Takes Credit For Declining Abortion Rate Despite Lack of Evidence

Scott Fischbach. Scott Fischbach/MPRNews.

The anti-choice group claims that the Positive Alternatives Act is convincing more women to have their babies versus have abortions.  So why is the birth rate declining, too?

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Morning Roundup: Operation Rescue Plans Carhart Harassment

Operation Rescue plans for a pre-March for Life harassment of Dr. Carhart, the abortion rate rises slightly, New Zealand McDonalds lifts Wi-Fi ban on gay websites, midwives may soon see increased reimbursements.

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Where Did the Abortion Reduction Agenda Come From?

“Abortion reduction,” one of the signature anti-choice tactics of the 1990s, has now migrated into the Democratic Party under the guise of offering “common ground.”

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The Adoption Consensus?

When emotions get heated among those who disagree on abortion rights, it can be easy to settle the conversation by calling on adoption as a “compromise.” Is treating adoption as a solution to abortion the best way to craft sensible adoption policy?

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LifeNews, Wendy Wright Skew Facts on Guttmacher Abortion Rate Report

LifeNews.com and Concerned Women for America’s Wendy Wright have an unconventional — you might say wildly inaccurate — take on the Guttmacher Institute’s recent report on the rate of abortion nationwide.

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US Abortion Rate Lowest Since Legalization; Racial Disparities Persist

The 2004 abortion rate in the United States is the lowest it has been since national legalization, but the overall rate masks stark disparities in the abortion rate among different racial and ethnic groups.

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