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Topic - Guttmacher Institute
The Guttmacher Institute is a non-profit organization which works to advance sexual and reproductive health. The institute operates in the United States and globally "through an interrelated program of social science research, policy analysis and public education." According to their mission statement, this program aims to "generate new ideas, encourage enlightened public debate, promote sound policy and program development and, ultimately, inform individual decision making." - Source: Wikipedia
A last-minute change to an abortion bill by state senators would ban abortion after 18 weeks of pregnancy, not 20.
The U.S. abortion rate has fallen to the lowest level since 1973, after peaking in 1981, a new report by the Guttmacher Institute finds. Opinions differ as to why.
U.S. abortion rates have fallen to a level not seen since the procedure was declared a constitutional right in 1973, with declines over the past three years in all but six states, the Guttmacher Institute reported in a study released Monday.
The U.S. abortion rate declined to its lowest level since 1973, and the number of abortions fell by 13 percent between 2008 and 2011, according to the latest national survey of abortion providers conducted by a prominent research institute.
Arizona moved Monday to implement new abortion rules limiting the use of the most common abortion-inducing drug and requiring doctors to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospitals.
Fifty years ago this month, President Lyndon Johnson launched a "War on Poverty." Fifteen trillion dollars later, more Americans are in poverty than at any point in our nation's history.
In a just-released report from the Guttmacher Institute, more pro-life laws have passed in various states over the past three years than during the entire previous decade. State legislatures enacted 205 abortion restrictions from 2011 to 2013, contrasted with the 189 provisions enacted during the entire previous decade.
State lawmakers passed 70 provisions restricting abortions in 2013, the second-highest tally on record, the Guttmacher Institute said Thursday.
Why do women have abortions late in their pregnancies? It could be because they are often college-age, in a shaky relationship with the would-be father, and have financial problems, especially when a $650 first-trimester abortion time-lags into an $1,850 procedure, says a new study.
The U.S. pregnancy rate is hovering near a record-low point, while the legal abortion rate has already hit a historic low, the federal government says in a new report.