Thursday, June 22, 2006

Michigan abortions down again

According to the Michigan Department of Community Health, the number of abortions performed in Michigan in 2005 decreased to 25,209. This is the lowest number of annual abortions being reported in Michigan since Michigan started requiring abortionists to record abortion information in the last quarter of 1979. In 2004, there were 26,269 abortions performed in Michigan. This year's number indicates a drop of more than 1,000 abortions or 4.0%.

Other facts include:

There were 19 abortions performed after 24 weeks.

Five children showed evidence of life after being aborted.

49% of women were having at least their 2nd abortion and 22.9% of women were having at least their 3rd abortion. 86.4% of women were not married.

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