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Artist model of a fetus held at a Planned Parenthood clinic protest. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Report: U.S. Abortion Rate At Lowest Since 1973

Abortion rate dropped to 16.9 abortions per 1,000 women ages 15-44 in 2011.

02/02/2014

File photo of an abortion clinic. (credit: Kelly Glasscock/Getty Images)

Philly Abortion Murder Trial Makes National Impact

For weeks, jurors in Philadelphia heard grim testimony about deaths and squalor at Dr. Kermit Gosnell’s inner-city abortion clinic. While they listened, the murder case reverberated far beyond the courtroom, changing — at least for the moment — the tone of the national debate on abortion.

05/04/2013

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