1. 1.2 million women
    have an abortion
    in the U.S.
    every year.
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  2. 51% of people surveyed in the U.S. say Abortion should be legal in all or most cases.
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  3. 37%
    of all pregnancies in New York City end in abortion.
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  4. Every year, about a million girl fetuses are aborted and tens of thousands of girl babies are abandoned in China because of their one-child policy.
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  5. Aborting a child because of its gender is legal in Sweden.
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  6. Between 100,000 and 500,000 abortions per year continue to be performed in India solely because the fetus is female.
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  7. Over 90% of women who learn that they are carrying a baby with Down Syndrome, will choose abortion over keeping their baby.
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  8. Abortion Kills More African-Americans Than the Seven Leading Causes of Death Combined.
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  9. Islam allows abortion if the pregnancy is a threat to the woman's life or if it's the result of a rape and is less than 4 months old.
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  10. Frank Sinatra's mother ran an illegal abortion business from her home.
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  11. The SEX Party in Australia is looking to legalize marijuana, euthanasia, censorship, abortion, and tax the church.
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  12. The mortality rate for abortions in the U.S. is 0.67 per 100,000 procedures. For colonoscopies is about 20 per 100,000 procedures.
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  13. On January 2000, due to a computer glitch, incorrect Down syndrome test results were sent to 154 pregnant women and two abortions were carried out.
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  14. In 1990, Belgium's government suspended its King from power for one day so that a law legalizing abortion could be passed without him, a Catholic, having to sign it.
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  15. The majority of women seeking an abortion are not teenagers: 58% are in their 20s, and 6 in 10 already have a child at home.
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  16. The Egyptian Kahun Papyrus (1850 B.C.) suggests crocodile feces either for preventing conception or as an abortifacient.
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  17. 40%
    of minors having an abortion report that neither of their parents knew about the abortion.
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  18. Providing birth control to women at no cost substantially reduced unplanned pregnancies and cut abortion rates by 62% to 78% over the U.S. national rate, a study found.
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  19. Women undergoing abortion after 18 weeks gestation sometimes give birth to a fetus that may survive briefly. It happens in about 4 per 100,000 abortions.
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  20. 1 in 3 women
    in the UK
    have an abortion
    in their lifetime.
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  21. Homosexuality and abortion were decriminalised in Russia under Lenin's leadership.
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  22. 70,000 women worldwide die each year from back-street abortions.
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  23. Worldwide, around one quarter of pregnancies end in abortion. Nearly half are illegal.
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  24. Abortion is legal
    in Tunisia,
    an Arab country,
    since 1973.
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  25. From 2011 to 2014, the U.S. abortion rate dropped by 12% due to a decrease in unintended pregnancies and an increase in contraceptive use.
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  26. Vatican City is one of six countries worldwide that ban abortion completely, even if the mother's life is in danger.
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  27. Of the 56 million abortions that take place worldwide every year, 45% are not considered safe by WHO standards.
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