At what stage of pregnancy does abortion become illegal in the U.S.?
Answer: Abortion is legal at any stage of pregnancy in all 50 states.
Aren’t abortions performed on fetuses that are not yet termed alive?
Answer: It is a scientific fact that life begins at conception. In fact the heartbeat can be detected at 21 days after conception.
How many abortions have been performed in the U.S. since Roe v. Wade in 1973?
Answer: Over 50 million.
Aren't most abortions done because of maternal or fetal health problems, or in cases of rape or incest?
Answer: It is estimated that only about 7% of abortions are performed because of the above reasons, 93% are done for convenience.
Are the number of abortions increasing each year?
Answer: No. In fact they are steadily declining. In Michigan in particular, abortions are down 54.4% since 1987.