Multiple Studies Link Abortion Pills to Higher Rates of Emergency Room Utilization and Complications Washington, D.C. – The most recent Pennsylvania Department of Health data shows a significant increase in the use of potentially dangerous abortion drugs which multiple peer-reviewed studies have linked to higher rates of complications. Abortion pills (sometimes referred to […]
Pennsylvania’s 2020 abortion report was published online by the Pennsylvania Department of Health in December 2021. The report shows that abortions increased from the previous year. Changes in Pennsylvania Abortions, 2019-2020 The report does not include information on Planned Parenthood’s Pennsylvania abortion market share. Abortion Totals and Trends There were 32,123 abortions […]
Pennsylvania’s 2019 abortion report, released in January 2021, indicates that abortions in the state increased while abortion complications reached a record high. Pennsylvania also publishes information on abortions performed on Pennsylvania residents in its annual vital statistics report. As of May 2021, 32 states had released 2019 abortion statistics, of which 19 reported that abortions […]
Pennsylvania’s abortion report for 2017 shows that total abortions are continuing to trend downward, while chemical abortions are rising. Changes in Pennsylvania Abortions, 2016-2017 *Information on Planned Parenthood’s Pennsylvania market share is not publicly available. Abortion Totals and Trends Total reported abortions in Pennsylvania fell by almost three percent […]
The month of July marked a step forward for people with Down syndrome as Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett signed into law the Down Syndrome Prenatal Education Act, also known as Chloe’s Law, which will make sure parents are given the information and support they need to understand their child’s diagnosis.