In November 18, my reader underground pewster of Not Another Episcopal Church Blog posted ‘Good News and Bad News: Number of abortions in U.S. hits historic low’ which contrasts abortion and homicide figures for the United States.
As the whole world knows, gun control is a huge topic. These were America’s homicide figures for 2016 as compiled, interestingly enough, by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Emphases in the original:
All homicides: 19,362
Firearm homicides: 14,415
The CDC also publishes abortion statistics. In 2016, the Washington Post reported an annual total of:
638,169 abortions …
Is anyone up in arms (pun intended) about that?
In fact, WaPo cheered the news:
the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate that “fewer U.S. women are having abortions than at any time since Roe v. Wade.” … down two percent from 2014.
Wait a minute. In the run up to…
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