Report Shows Abortions Down

A new study released by abortion rights researchers show abortions are at an all time low in more than 30 years.

A study by the Alan Guttmacher Institute shows there were 1.2 million abortions in 2005, which is down 25 percent from the record high in 1990.

But according to Diane Hardee with Pitt County's Right To Life organization, those numbers can be misleading because more women are using the RU 486 pill, which is a drug-induced abortion.

Roe versus Wade, the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion, marks its 35th anniversary next week.


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