Worldwide, Only China and Russia Do More Abortions Every Year Than International Planned Parenthood

View Charts at http://www.lifenews.com/2015/08/05/worldwide-only-china-and-russia-do-more-abortions-every-year-than-planned-parenthood/ The Charlotte Lozier Institute, the education and research arm of Susan B. Anthony List, published a report that reveals that China is the only country in the world that has a higher abortion rate than the United States. The Institute also reports that “if Planned Parenthood were included for comparison, it would rank sixth in the world in number of abortions carried out annually; and the International Planned Parenthood Federation would be fourth in the number of abortions carried out per year.” Unfortunately, this information is not surprising because federal funding of Planned Parenthood has jumped from 33% to nearly 50% under the Obama administration, with over half a billion dollars coming from taxpayer money. Here’s the breakdown of annual abortions by country and abortion provider: China 9,173,100 United States 1,213,000 Russian Federation 1,208,700 International PP Federation 977,189 India 641,800 Vietnam 332,200 PP USA 327,653 Japan 242,300 France 198,200 England and Wales 189,800 Turkey 177,100 Azerbaijan 159,700 It is discouraging that our abortion rate is second to China’s— a nation that is known for their brutal one-child policy and human rights abuses. In China, men put pressure on women to abort their girls for boys; husbands often threaten divorce as punishment for their wives if they refuse to abort; and friends and family belittle their pregnant loved ones for wanting to keep their babies. The United States is similar to China in that we too perform extremely late abortions. In fact, we are one of only four nations in the world (with China, North Korea and Canada) that performs abortions for any reason up until...