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  • Abortion Reporting: Vermont (2018)

    There were 1,204 abortions reported in Vermont in 2018, demonstrating very little change from the previous year, when 1,203 abortions were reported. However, chemical abortions increased by almost seven percent from 639 in 2017 to 681 in 2018. In 2018, chemical abortions made up 57 percent of all abortions reported in Vermont.

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  • Abortion Reporting: Kentucky (2018)

    Kentucky’s 2018 abortion statistics were published online by the Kentucky Cabinet of Health and Family Services. Abortion totals remained steady between 2017 and 2018.

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  • The “No-Test Medication Abortion” Protocol: Experimenting with Women’s Health

    A trend of mounting concern is occurring in abortion provision.  When elective induced abortion was legalized in the United States in 1973, one oft-cited motivation was to improve abortion’s safety, as it was frequently claimed that many women were injured and sometimes died from illegal abortions. Recently, abortion advocates have changed their strategy. Whereas once they claimed they wanted abortion to be “safe, legal and rare,” now they favor immediate access and convenience to abortion for all women experiencing unintended pregnancies, regardless of whether it might be more dangerous for a woman, or whether the law prohibits it. Thus, they have begun encouraging women to seek more dangerous, “self-managed” abortions.

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State Abortion Reporting

Do you know if abortion is declining or rising in your state? What about chemical abortion? How big of a threat is Planned Parenthood in your state? Does your state even report abortion data? Visit our new state abortion reporting map to find out.

Our Leaders & Scholars

With a current network of more than three dozen Associate Scholars from a variety of disciplines, CLI provides pro-life groups and policy makers research-based information of the highest quality.

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Charles A. “Chuck” Donovan
President
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David Prentice, Ph.D.
Vice President and Research Director
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James Studnicki, Sc.D., MPH, MBA
Vice President and Director of Data Analytics
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Tara Sander Lee, Ph.D.
Senior Fellow and Director of Life Sciences
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Genevieve Plaster, M.A.
Deputy Director, Policy and Administration
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Jeffrey M. Staab, J.C.D.
Director of the Lozier Library for Life, Science and Law
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Tessa Longbons
Research Associate
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Hannah Howard
Research Associate
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Thomas M. Messner, J.D.
Senior Fellow in Legal Policy
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Eugene C. Tarne
Senior Analyst
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Rev. Nicanor Pier Giorgio Austriaco, O.P., Ph.D., S.T.D.
Associate Scholar
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Kathi Aultman, M.D.
Associate Scholar
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Mai W. Bean
Associate Scholar
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Steven Braatz, M.D.
Associate Scholar
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Kristi Burton Brown, J.D.
Associate Scholar
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Dr. Byron C. Calhoun, M.D., FACOG, FACS, FASAM, MBA
Associate Scholar
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Steve Calvin, M.D.
Associate Scholar
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Kathryn Nix Carnahan, M.D.
Associate Scholar
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Samuel B. Casey, J.D.
Associate Scholar
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Grazie Pozo Christie, M.D.
Associate Scholar
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Maureen Condic, Ph.D.
Associate Scholar
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Scott E. Daniels, Ph.D.
Associate Scholar
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Pia de Solenni, Ph.D.
Associate Scholar
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Richard Doerflinger, M.A.
Associate Scholar
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G. Kevin Donovan, M.D., M.A.
Associate Scholar
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Teresa A. Donovan, M.P.H.
Associate Scholar
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Marguerite Duane, M.D., M.H.A., FAAFP
Associate Scholar
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Maria Feeney, Ph.D.
Associate Scholar
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Reginald Finger, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Scholar
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Fr. Kevin T. FitzGerald, S.J., Ph.D., Ph.D.
Associate Scholar
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Catherine Glenn Foster, J.D., M.A.
Senior Fellow in Legal Policy
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Christina M. Francis, M.D.
Associate Scholar
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Katrina Furth, Ph.D.
Associate Scholar
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Moira Gaul, M.P.H.
Associate Scholar
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Mary E. Harned, J.D.
Associate Scholar
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Donna Harrison, M.D.
Associate Scholar
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Margaret H. (Peggy) Hartshorn, Ph.D.
Associate Scholar
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Anna Higgins, J.D.
Associate Scholar
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Kelly Hollowell, Ph.D., J.D.
Associate Scholar
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Elizabeth Ann M. Johnson, M.D.
Associate Scholar
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Elizabeth Kirk, J.D.
Associate Scholar
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J. Wells Logan, M.D.
Associate Scholar
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Sharon J. MacKinnon, Ph.D., RN, FNP
Associate Scholar
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Amanda Stirone Mansfield, J.D.
Associate Scholar
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Jeanneane Maxon, J.D.
Associate Scholar
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Martin McCaffrey, MD, CAPT USN (Ret)
Associate Scholar
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Marie Willke Meyers, M.D.
Associate Scholar
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Michael J. New, Ph.D.
Associate Scholar
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Sheila Page, D.O.
Associate Scholar
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Jeffrey J. Pauls, Ph.D.
Associate Scholar
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Jean Peduzzi-Nelson, Ph.D.
Associate Scholar
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Robin Pierucci, M.D., M.A.
Associate Scholar
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Katey Price, J.D.
Associate Scholar
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Sharon Quick, M.D.
Associate Scholar
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Katherine Rafferty, Ph.D., M.A.
Associate Scholar
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Monique Robles, M.D.
Associate Scholar
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Elise Rose, Ph.D., M.A.
Associate Scholar
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Bobby Schindler, M.S.
Associate Scholar
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Kathleen Schmainda, Ph.D., M.A., MSEEE, BSE
Associate Scholar
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James L. Sherley, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Scholar
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Ingrid Skop, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.
Associate Scholar
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Keiren D. Smith, M.D.
Associate Scholar
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Nora Sullivan, M.P.A
Associate Scholar
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Paul Wagle, M.A.
Associate Scholar
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Susan Wills, J.D., LL.M.
Associate Scholar
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Gracie Yu, M.H.S.
Associate Scholar

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