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Report: U.S. Abortion Rate At Lowest Since 1973Abortion rate dropped to 16.9 abortions per 1,000 women ages 15-44 in 2011.
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.