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40 Years Later, 54,559,615 Abortions

3:06 PM, Jan 22, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER

Today is the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court rulling on Roe v. Wade. The National Right to Life Committee estimates that, in that time period, there have been 54,559,615 abortions in America.

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"In a new document, 'Abortion Statistics: United States Data and Trends,' NRLC education director Dr. Randall K. O’Bannon estimates that there have been 54,559,615 abortions since 1973 based on data from both the Centers for Disease Control and the pro-abortion Guttmacher Institute, a former Planned Parenthood research arm. Guttmacher receives numbers directly from abortion centers themselves and is the prime source for more current figures because the Centers for Disease Control has never tabulated accurate numbers of abortions. The CDC relies on figures from state health departments, some of which rely on voluntary reporting — and it hasn’t had data from some states such as California and New Hampshire for more than a decade," lifenews.com reports.

That means, "The number means there are more than 3,300 abortions daily and 137 abortions per hour every hour in the United States. Translated another way, an abortion is done about every 30 seconds in the United States."

President Obama commemerated the day by reaffirming his support for abortion. "On the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, we reaffirm its historic commitment to protect the health and reproductive freedom of women across this country and stand by its guiding principle: that government should not intrude on our most private family matters, and women should be able to make their own choices about their bodies and their health care. Today and every day, my Administration continues our efforts to reduce unintended pregnancies, support maternal and child health, and minimize the need for abortion. On this anniversary, we recommit ourselves to supporting women and families in the choices they make and redouble our efforts to promote safe and healthy communities," said Obama in a statement.

Others took the opportunity to call for an end to abortion. "For 40 years, we’ve deprived the most defenseless among us of the rights promised in the second paragraph of the Declaration of Independence," said pro-life activist Gary Bauer in a statement.

"For many years, we treated another group of people, African slaves, as if they had no rights we were bound to respect. We even had a Supreme Court decision that seemed to give it constitutional legitimacy. We now rightly look back in shame at the Dred Scott decision. And I hope someday soon we will look back in the same way atRoe and the carnage that it produced."

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I dont like abortions, but I also dont like the idea of another 55 million people living in the USA...

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Exactly

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I dont like abortions, but I also dont like the idea of another 55 million people living in the USA...


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DirtyMike Said:
Exactly

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I dont like abortions, but I also dont like the idea of another 55 million people living in the USA...

Never really thought of it that way.

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Lycanthrope Said:
I dont like abortions, but I also dont like the idea of another 55 million people living in the USA...

kinda what i was thinking too..... alot more on some sort of welfare or in jail too..... i feel like an ass just saying that

 

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number should be higher looking at some people walking this earth.

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Alot of inventors and inventions, doctors, sports heroes, medicines and everything else you can think of gone before it ever came too. What a shame.

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Lycanthrope Said:
I dont like abortions, but I also dont like the idea of another 55 million people living in the USA...

kinda what i was thinking too..... alot more on some sort of welfare or in jail too..... i feel like an ass just saying that



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1) The role of government isnt to legislate morality, only we can change that.
2) All those people that had abortions are applying selection against themselves, aka reducing the number of their offspring. If people don't want to have their kids, we don't have to deal with them. That's not a bad thing because I don't think too many productive members of society are getting abortions and not having kids later. If someone doesn't want to pass their genes on, let them choose not to.



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Abortion should make our society look very disturbing down the road when this time in history is studied in the history books.

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And archaic.

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Abortion should make our society look very disturbing down the road when this time in history is studied in the history books.



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Kraken Said:
1) The role of government isnt to legislate morality, only we can change that.
2) All those people that had abortions are applying selection against themselves, aka reducing the number of their offspring. If people don't want to have their kids, we don't have to deal with them. That's not a bad thing because I don't think too many productive members of society are getting abortions and not having kids later. If someone doesn't want to pass their genes on, let them choose not to.

Who are you to be so special to judge that most of the aborted people would have been non productive?

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Alot of inventors and inventions, doctors, sports heroes, medicines and everything else you can think of gone before it ever came too. What a shame.

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Lycanthrope Said:
I dont like abortions, but I also dont like the idea of another 55 million people living in the USA...

kinda what i was thinking too..... alot more on some sort of welfare or in jail too..... i feel like an ass just saying that

exactly

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By many peoples reasoning on here we should just go out and "abort" all the less desirables amongst the populace...Oh wait Hitler already tried that......

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Enslow Said:

Kraken Said:
1) The role of government isnt to legislate morality, only we can change that.
2) All those people that had abortions are applying selection against themselves, aka reducing the number of their offspring. If people don't want to have their kids, we don't have to deal with them. That's not a bad thing because I don't think too many productive members of society are getting abortions and not having kids later. If someone doesn't want to pass their genes on, let them choose not to.

Who are you to be so special to judge that most of the aborted people would have been non productive?

I really dont care what people do, however a quick search of orphanage statistics would show a lot of scary and sad truths.

Again i dont care one way or another so dont jump down my throat.

 

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Abortion wasnt invented in the 1960's.... Almost every culture, since prehistoric times, has practiced abortion.

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And archaic.
Enslow Said:
Abortion should make our society look very disturbing down the road when this time in history is studied in the history books.
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Lycanthrope Said:
Abortion wasnt invented in the 1960's.... Almost every culture, since prehistoric times, has practiced abortion.

Pickeral Tamer Said:
And archaic.
Enslow Said:
Abortion should make our society look very disturbing down the road when this time in history is studied in the history books.

All that means is that we've been F'd up since the dawn of time.  Not a great track record if you ask me.

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I was adopted NOT aborted in May of 1947 at the age of 3 months.  Need I say more.

The adoption laws were simpler then.  Now they are f___ed up.

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I was adopted NOT aborted in May of 1947 at the age of 3 months.  Need I say more.

The adoption laws were simpler then.  Now they are f___ed up.

and it cost tens of thousands of dollars to adopt.  Ridiculous imho.

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beminoid31 Said:
number should be higher looking at some people walking this earth.

Some people look at you and feel the same way.  

"The only enemy of guns is rust and politicians."

"The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry."

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cynical Said:

beminoid31 Said:
number should be higher looking at some people walking this earth.

Some people look at you and feel the same way.  

true story but it dont bother me any. i work hard, play harder. never been handed anything from the govt and never plan on it. SS will be gone by the time in that old

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Wags86 Said:

Enslow Said:

Kraken Said:
1) The role of government isnt to legislate morality, only we can change that.
2) All those people that had abortions are applying selection against themselves, aka reducing the number of their offspring. If people don't want to have their kids, we don't have to deal with them. That's not a bad thing because I don't think too many productive members of society are getting abortions and not having kids later. If someone doesn't want to pass their genes on, let them choose not to.

Who are you to be so special to judge that most of the aborted people would have been non productive?

I really dont care what people do, however a quick search of orphanage statistics would show a lot of scary and sad truths.

Again i dont care one way or another so dont jump down my throat.

And a quick study of adopted kids, like my older brother, will show how insane abortion really is.

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Sorry I wish that this could be put another way. Anyone who thinks abortion maybe better than 55 million more people,should lead the jump off the bridge. Abortion is the Killing of a human being no other way around it.

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I dont like abortions, but I also dont like the idea of another 55 million people living in the USA...
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Enslow Said:

Wags86 Said:

Enslow Said:

Kraken Said:
1) The role of government isnt to legislate morality, only we can change that.
2) All those people that had abortions are applying selection against themselves, aka reducing the number of their offspring. If people don't want to have their kids, we don't have to deal with them. That's not a bad thing because I don't think too many productive members of society are getting abortions and not having kids later. If someone doesn't want to pass their genes on, let them choose not to.

Who are you to be so special to judge that most of the aborted people would have been non productive?

I really dont care what people do, however a quick search of orphanage statistics would show a lot of scary and sad truths.

Again i dont care one way or another so dont jump down my throat.

And a quick study of adopted kids, like my older brother, will show how insane abortion really is.

 

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Enslow Said:

Kraken Said:
1) The role of government isnt to legislate morality, only we can change that.
2) All those people that had abortions are applying selection against themselves, aka reducing the number of their offspring. If people don't want to have their kids, we don't have to deal with them. That's not a bad thing because I don't think too many productive members of society are getting abortions and not having kids later. If someone doesn't want to pass their genes on, let them choose not to.

Who are you to be so special to judge that most of the aborted people would have been non productive?

I think his point was more so that a loving family that is wanting to have a new baby and family is likely not going in to abort it.

The typical person having one is likely incapable of financially, and physically caring for the kid, which is no fault of the now dead baby, just a huge drain on the rest of society. And usually welfare breeds welfare, for some "families" its a family tradition.
Exceptions to every story, but I dont think he was suggesting that any child deserves to be aborted
Still against it to my core and believe adoption, or rubbers, etc are the answer.

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johnr Said:

Enslow Said:

Kraken Said:
1) The role of government isnt to legislate morality, only we can change that.
2) All those people that had abortions are applying selection against themselves, aka reducing the number of their offspring. If people don't want to have their kids, we don't have to deal with them. That's not a bad thing because I don't think too many productive members of society are getting abortions and not having kids later. If someone doesn't want to pass their genes on, let them choose not to.

Who are you to be so special to judge that most of the aborted people would have been non productive?

I think his point was more so that a loving family that is wanting to have a new baby and family is likely not going in to abort it.

The typical person having one is likely incapable of financially, and physically caring for the kid, which is no fault of the now dead baby, just a huge drain on the rest of society. And usually welfare breeds welfare, for some "families" its a family tradition.
Exceptions to every story, but I dont think he was suggesting that any child deserves to be aborted
Still against it to my core and believe adoption, or rubbers, etc are the answer.

Disagree 100 percent. 

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 agree 100%.......and that's how i stand, lol.......NEXT


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Sorry I wish that this could be put another way. Anyone who thinks abortion maybe better than 55 million more people,should lead the jump off the bridge. Abortion is the Killing of a human being no other way around it.

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I dont like abortions, but I also dont like the idea of another 55 million people living in the USA...

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 it sadens me to think of all the potential tax burdens lost in the mop on the booth floors at Risques.

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And archaic.

Enslow Said:
Abortion should make our society look very disturbing down the road when this time in history is studied in the history books.

Some day long long from now most people will shake there heads that humans were so religious for so long.

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Put those 55mil people in your back yard and see if you change your tune.... The earth is nearing capacity, what do you propose we do when we simply cannot grow enough food to feed everyone? Is it better to abort a fetus or let a child starve?

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Sorry I wish that this could be put another way. Anyone who thinks abortion maybe better than 55 million more people,should lead the jump off the bridge. Abortion is the Killing of a human being no other way around it.
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I dont like abortions, but I also dont like the idea of another 55 million people living in the USA...
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+1 on adoption.  Plus Catholic to boot.  Very sad and sickening to think of the millions of children that didn't have, or won't have the opportunity at life that we all were given, and the opportunity to have a child of their own.  Murders doled out as a matter of convenience in most cases.

I for one would like to thank my biological mother for making the decision to carry me to term and give me a chance.  What a truly selfless act by a brave woman. 

It would be interesting to know how many women who have had an abortion regret their decision and deal with issues of guilt. 

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Lycanthrope Said:
Put those 55mil people in your back yard and see if you change your tune.... The earth is nearing capacity, what do you propose we do when we simply cannot grow enough food to feed everyone? Is it better to abort a fetus or let a child starve?

havingfun Said:
Sorry I wish that this could be put another way. Anyone who thinks abortion maybe better than 55 million more people,should lead the jump off the bridge. Abortion is the Killing of a human being no other way around it.
Lycanthrope Said:
I dont like abortions, but I also dont like the idea of another 55 million people living in the USA...

The US has less than 5 percent of the worlds population.  Your theory is bunk at best.  So our society doesn't have enough time to bone northerns and wait for a baby to be born.  #pathetic

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