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The Way I See It!

I am an Ultra-Conservative, Alpha-Male, True Authentic Leader, Type "C" Personality, who is very active in my community; whether it is donating time, clothes or money for Project Concern or going to Common Council meetings and voicing my opinions. As a blogger, I intend to provide a different viewpoint "The way I see it!" on various world, national and local issues with a few helpful tips & tidbits sprinkled in.

Fast Facts on Abortion

Abortion

-- From the Wisconsin Right to Life website http://www.wrtl.org/abortion/fastfacts.aspx

Abortion is the direct killing of a baby in a mother’s womb by ripping the baby apart, dismembering the baby, injecting a lethal substance into the baby or other similar means. 
 

·                            The 1973 U.S. Supreme Court Roe v. Wade decision made abortion legal in all 50 states.

 

·                            Abortion is legal in all 50 states for any reason for the full nine months of pregnancy.

 

·                            Only one abortion procedure – partial-birth abortion – is prohibited in the United States. 

 

·                            Over 53 million legal abortions have been performed in the United States since 1973.

 

·                            Over 3,300 unborn babies die from abortion in the United States every day. 

·                            In Wisconsin, 23 abortion deaths occur each day.

 

·                            Over 92% of abortions are performed for social or “other” reasons – because the woman does not want to have the baby.  Less than 1% of abortions are performed because the mother’s life is in danger or for cases of rape or incest. 

 

·                            64% of women report feeling pressured into having an abortion; women also report being forced to abort. 

 

·                            48% of abortions are repeat abortions -- the woman has already had one or more abortions.

 

·                            Approximately 80% of abortions are performed on unmarried women between the ages of 18-34. 

 

·                            Women experience significant psychological and physical problems post abortion.

 

·                            36% of all abortions in the United States are of African-American babies.  African-Americans comprise 13% of the American population. 

 

·                            Fathers have no legal rights to prevent their unborn children from being aborted. 

 

·                            Babies suffer significant pain during an abortion procedure.

 

·                            Over 2 million couples each year are waiting to adopt a baby. 

 

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