In this 2016 file photo, abortion rights activists, from left, Ravina Daphtary of Philadelphia, Morgan Hopkins of Boston, and Alison Turkos of New York City, rejoice in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, as the justices struck down the strict Texas anti-abortion restriction law known as HB2. A new survey released Tuesday, by the Guttmacher Institute finds the annual number of abortions in the U.S has dropped to well under 1 million, the lowest level since 1974.
In this 2016 file photo, abortion rights activists, from left, Ravina Daphtary of Philadelphia, Morgan Hopkins of Boston, and Alison Turkos of New York City, rejoice in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, as the justices struck down the strict Texas anti-abortion restriction law known as HB2. A new survey released Tuesday, by the Guttmacher Institute finds the annual number of abortions in the U.S has dropped to well under 1 million, the lowest level since 1974. J. Scott Applewhite AP
In this 2016 file photo, abortion rights activists, from left, Ravina Daphtary of Philadelphia, Morgan Hopkins of Boston, and Alison Turkos of New York City, rejoice in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, as the justices struck down the strict Texas anti-abortion restriction law known as HB2. A new survey released Tuesday, by the Guttmacher Institute finds the annual number of abortions in the U.S has dropped to well under 1 million, the lowest level since 1974. J. Scott Applewhite AP

New report: Abortions in U.S. drop to lowest level since 1974

January 17, 2017 10:07 AM

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