There can no longer be an argument about the extreme levels worldwide abortions have reached. It’s by far the leading cause of fatalities across the globe. The argument left for the pro-abortion crowd is that abortion is not technically a cause of death since the conceived lifeforms that are aborted were never actually alive.
That storyline has been circulating ever since a recent report that nearly 42 million abortions were performed in 2018.
As of December 31, 2018, there have been some 41.9 million abortions performed in the course of the year, Worldometers revealed. By contrast, 8.2 million people died from cancer in 2018, 5 million from smoking, and 1.7 million died of HIV/AIDS.
Worldometers — voted one of the best free reference websites by the American Library Association (ALA) — keeps a running tally through the year of major world statistics, including population, births, deaths, automobiles produced, books published, and CO2 emissions.
Nearly a quarter of all pregnancies worldwide were aborted in 2018. For every 33 live births, there are 10 abortions. These statistics should be alarming to anyone who recognizes the personhood of preborn babies, which is why mainstream media has been so diligent about covering these facts up or dismissing them as pro-life propaganda.
It’s very difficult to convince a strongly pro-abortion activist that abortion is murder. It’s not that we should try to reach these people, but the lowest hanging fruit to bring over to the right side of the abortion debate are those who aren’t so vigilant in their support of “reproductive rights.”
Here’s the problem. Since most news outlets have been trumpeting the talking point about the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) not recognizing abortions as a form of death, the power of the original report has been lost on those who need to hear it the most: those on the fence about abortion. It’s not surprise to pro-lifers that these and other “scientific” organizations choose to defy the most recent studies and classify preborn babies as non-human, non-living parasitic organisms, or whatever the latest classification is.
Science is on our side, at least it would be if politics would get out of the way.
Pro-lifers need to continue getting the word out about abortion and the facts surrounding the practice. The only way to break through the callousness of society is with continuous expression of the truth.