How many abortions were performed in the US in 2007?

How many abortions were performed in the US in 2007?

Table C Number, Ratio and Rate of Reported Induced Abortions United States, 1980 – 2018

Year Guttmacher Abortion Estimates CDC Abortion Surveillance System
Induced Abortions Induced Abortions
2006 1,242,000 852,385
2007 1,202,960 827,609
2008 1,212,350 825,564

When did abortion become illegal?

1910: Abortion Bans Nationwide By 1910, abortion was not only restricted but outright illegal at every stage in pregnancy in every state in the country.

When was abortion a crime in NZ?

In 1983, Statistics New Zealand agreed to process abortion statistics on behalf of the ASC and subsequently took over responsibility for releasing abortion-related statistics in 1998. Since abortion was illegal until 1977, there are no exact figures on abortions prior to the 1970s.

Where was abortion legal in 1966?

1966 – Mississippi reformed its abortion law and became the first U.S. state to allow abortion in cases of rape.

When was abortion legal in Australia?

Legislation in 1969 legalised abortion when necessary to protect the life or physical or mental health of the woman—taking into account the current and reasonably foreseeable future—or in cases when the child was likely to be born with serious handicaps.

When did Romania legalize abortion?

Decree 770. In 1957 the procedure was officially legalized in Romania, following which 80% of pregnancies ended in abortion, mainly due to the lack of effective contraception.

When did Hawaii legalize abortion?

March 1970
Legislative history In March 1970, not long before the Supreme Court made their decision in Roe v. Wade, Hawaii became the first state in the US to decriminalize abortion by removing all requirements to justify having the procedure done.

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