After five-year decline, abortion up [slightly] in Pennsylvania

Jan 14, 2016 | 0 comments

The Pennsylvania Department of Health recently released their latest report on abortion statistics that revealed 32,126 abortions in 2014; up by 18 from the previous year. This ends a five-year stretch of decline in annual abortions.

From 2008-2013, abortion dropped 17% in Pennsylvania. Though 2014 totals remain relatively the same to the record low abortion count of 2013, it sadly remains true that nearly one in five pregnancies results in an abortion.

There is still much work to be done. Please continue to support the life-saving work of local pregnancy resource centers. Find out how to fight for stronger pro-life policy by signing-up for email alerts from Pennsylvania’s leading pro-family, pro-life advocacy organization – Pennsylvania Family Institute & Council. And show your support for pro-life efforts – for example, by attending the March for Life on Friday, January 22 (click here to find a bus leaving near you).

To learn more about what’s happening in Pennsylvania surrounding abortion, visit

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