Posted by: Bob Clark | September 29, 2008

Shift in Abortion Demographics


The Washington Post recently published an article entitled Study Shows Major Shift in Abortion Demographics which might be of interest to you.

Here are the opening lines to whet your appetite!

The face of women who have abortions has shifted significantly in the past 30 years, with relatively fewer white childless teenagers and more mothers of color in their 20s and 30s opting to terminate their pregnancies, according to a report being released today.

In the first comprehensive analysis since 1974 of demographic characteristics of women who have abortions, researchers found that the overall drop in the abortion rate has been marked by a dramatic shift, declining more among white women and teenagers than among black and Hispanic and older women.

You can read the entire article here.

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