Thursday, January 17, 2008

GOOD NEWS AND BAD NEWS!


The Guttmacher Institute since 1974, has been considered one of the most authoritative sources of data on abortions in the United States. They have released their latest report on abortions in our country and it is good news and bad news. The good news is that the number of abortions has dropped to 1.2 million a year - the lowest level since 1976. The latest survey of 1787 abortions providers completed in 2005 reveals the following results;

"The total number of abortions among women ages 15 to 44 declined from 1.3 million in 2000 to 1.2 million in 2005, an 8 percent drop that continued a trend that began in 1990, when the number of abortions peaked at more than 1.6 million, the survey found. The last time the number of abortions was that low was 1976, when slightly fewer than 1.2 million were performed. The abortion rate fell from 21.3 per 1,000 women ages 15 to 44 in 2000 to 19.4 in 2005, a 9 percent decline. That's the lowest since 1974, when the rate was 19.3, and far below the 1981 peak of 29.3.
The abortion rate varies widely around the country, tending to be higher in the Northeast and lower in the South and Midwest."

The good news is that the number of abortions fell to 1.2 million. The bad news is that there were still 1.2 million abortions performed. While the trends are heading in the right direction there is still work to be done. The enemies of life will not go quietly into the night as there is too much money for them to do that. Their strategies might change but their goals are the same, get as many customers as possible. Which translates into developing more creative ways to enable pregnancy in their market demographic so as to breed more and more customers. In other words they will continue to figure out ways to promote sexual activity among young girls. They will not come out and admit this, until or unless the Lord intervenes into their life and gives them faith to trust Christ as their Savior, as He has with some, which is how we know so much of their strategy.

The murder for hire organizations, or abortion providers, (same meaning) work hard to come across as caring and compassionate. Here is one example from the wires;

"We remain alarmed that, 35 years after Roe v. Wade, so many abortion providers continue to be out of reach to many American women, especially those in rural and underserved communities," said Nancy Keenan, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, an abortion rights organization"

What Nancy is truly alarmed at is that the trends are going against her. More and more people are coming to the right conclusion about abortion, which means her job is is jeopardy. A truly worthwhile goal would be to see the day when Nancy Keenan and all of her colleagues cannot no longer find work, as their position and practices are seen and catalogued with the rest of the barbaric acts in the history of man!

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pastor tom
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