Abortion: About Abortions
When one thinks of abortion and about abortions being performed, one rarely thinks in terms of numbers. But they're staggering!
Approximately 115,000 are performed every day worldwide!
Approximately 42,000,000 are performed worldwide each year!
3,700 are performed in the United States of America every day! — that's more than 1,000,000 per year!
1% occur because of rape or incest; 6% are performed because of potential health problems regarding either the mother or child, but 93% are done for social reasons (i.e. the child is unwanted or inconvenient).
77% occur by the 10th week of pregnancy
12% are performed between the 11th & 12th week
6% happen between the 13th & 15th week
4% happen between the 16th & 20th week
1% of all abortions (16,450 per year) happen after the 20th week of pregnancy.