How Does Abortion Affect the United States?

Since the first states legalized the procedure in 1967, there have been over 60 million abortions performed in the United States.  Eighteen percent of our nation’s entire population has disappeared into the latter‑day extermination camps we know as abortion clinics. How has the loss of so much of our population affected the social and economic . . . Read more

Does Abortion Reduce Crime?

Throughout the Twentieth Century eugenicists promoted abortion and birth control, claiming that if the “lower classes” would only have fewer children, crime would also decline.  This was one of the primary themes of Margaret Sanger’s Birth Control Review, in which Montgomery Mulford wrote that “I am of the belief that the acceptance of birth control . . . Read more

Does Abortion Reduce Welfare Costs?

Supporters of the Culture of Death tend to lack foresight, and do not seem to possess even a rudimentary understanding of human nature.  These defects inevitably lead to many cases of the “law of unintended consequences.” One good example of this principle is the ongoing effort by population control groups to flood Africa with condoms . . . Read more

What is the Abortion Situation in Europe?

Many American pro-lifers wonder what the long-term impacts of abortion will be on the United States.  We have been making significant progress against the Culture of Death over the past decade, but if our progress is reversed and abortion strengthens its hold on our society, what will happen to our country?  With Obamacare’s funding of . . . Read more

Problems Modern Gynecology Creates, Then Ignores

As tensions increase between the pro-choice and pro-life movements, it’s important to remember our objective. We must keep in mind not only that we are seeking life but also that we are following God’s law. There are four main issues in gynecology which directly contradicts God’s law. Abortion destroys a child’s right to life; contraception . . . Read more

The Risks of Abortion

The pro-choice movement has gone to great lengths to downplay the risks of abortion. According to NARAL Pro-Choice America, the number of deaths related to abortion has decreased to “near elimination” since its legalization in 1973, declining from 4.1 to 0.6 per 100,000 abortions between 1973 and 1997. Planned Parenthood Federation of America goes so . . . Read more

HLI Director Helps Couple Deal with Past Abortion

With what seems like constant advocacy from pro-abortion groups who push the lie that abortion is a “right” for women’s “reproductive health,” gradually abortion is seeing wider acceptance even in Tanzania, though for now it remains strongly restricted in law. Instead of offering health benefits, however, abortion causes women to suffer physically and psychologically. Although . . . Read more

The Economic Impact of Abortion

(Vatican Radio) — In his teaching on reaching out to the poor and the marginalized, Pope Francis has stressed that human dignity must not be sacrificed for profits. But some advocates of population control argue that abortion benefits the economy and the common good. At a conference in Rome on Thursday, Joseph Meaney, the Director . . . Read more

10 Abortion Myths

In this audio talk, updated March 2013, HLI Director of Education and Research Dr. Brian Clowes provides an overview of the 10 most common abortion myths that are repeated by the media, and explains how to refute each and every one. These are the same arguments that come up over and over again in everyday . . . Read more

Men & Abortion

1. Men suffer in the aftermath of abortion as well as women: Though not nearly as much research has been done on abortion’s effects on men as on women, considerable evidence shows that abortion often negatively affects men’s mental health and that a large proportion of men regret their partner’s abortion later on. A March 1989 poll . . . Read more