Life Chain Rockwall

There have been over 48 million abortions since 1973. The annual number of abortions went from 744,600 in the first year of legalization, to a high of over 1.6 million in 1990. In 2003, there were 1,287,000. There were over 3,500 abortions per day in 2003, 146 per hour, about one every 25 seconds. For every 1,000 live births, there were 312 abortions in 2003. There were more that 148,000 second and third trimester abortions in 2003. In 2003, more children died from abortion than Americans died in the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, World Wars I and II, the Korean, Vietnam and Gulf Wars combined. A 2004 survey of women seeking abortions indicated that only about 7% of