US Abortions Fall 5%, Biggest Drop in a Decade

Researchers think recession played a role

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Nov 21, 2012 6:11 PM CST

(Newser) – US abortions fell 5% during the recession and its aftermath in the biggest one-year decrease in at least a decade, perhaps because women are more careful to use birth control when times are tough, researchers say. The decline, detailed today by the Centers for Disease...   Read full story »


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