Mia Steupert, M.A.Research Associate
Mia Steupert serves as Research Associate at the Charlotte Lozier Institute, where she conducts and edits research on a variety of topics related to science and statistics for life.
Prior to joining CLI, Mia was an intern at Family Research Council in the Life and Human Sexuality departments. Her research focused on the inner workings of Planned Parenthood and sexuality legislation at the federal and state levels. Mia also interned at the Institute on Religion and Democracy where she wrote articles for their blog on politics and the Catholic Church.
Mia holds an MA in Government with a concentration in law and policy from Regent University and a BA, cum laude with distinction, in Political Science from Emmanuel College. Mia has completed two thesis papers- a graduate thesis on Catholic sexual ethics and an undergraduate thesis on the American nuclear family and government policy.
In her free time, Mia likes to read and write about Catholic theology, play softball and golf, spend time with her family and watch sports.
Abortion Reporting: Tennessee (2020)
In 2020, there were 11,243 abortions reported in Tennessee, an increase of 15.7 percent from the previous year.
Abortion Reporting: New York (2020)
In 2020, there were 59,344 abortions reported to have been performed in New York on state residents, down 20 percent from the previous year.
Five Things We Don’t Know about Abortion in the U.S. (but Could with Better Reporting)
Here are five things that everyone should know about abortion in the United States – but cannot because of the poor state of abortion reporting.
Abortion Reporting: Massachusetts (2020)
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health provided Massachusetts’ 2020 abortion statistics to the Charlotte Lozier Institute upon request. Abortions in the Bay State decreased from the previous year.
Abortion Reporting: Virginia (2020)
Virginia’s 2020 abortion facility statistics were provided to the Charlotte Lozier Institute (CLI) upon request and their annual state abortion report is available online. The reports show that abortions increased ever so slightly from 2019.
Abortion Reporting: Utah (2020)
Utah’s 2020 abortion report was published online by the Utah Department of Health in December 2022, showing that abortions decreased in 2020.
Abortion Reporting: Hawaii (2020)
Hawaii abortion reporting is delayed, but 2020 abortion statistics are available in the latest national report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Abortion Reporting: Pennsylvania (2021)
Pennsylvania’s 2021 abortion report was published online by the Pennsylvania Department of Health in December 2022. The report shows that abortions increased from the previous year.
Abortion Reporting: Maine (2021)
Maine’s 2021 abortion report was published simultaneously with its 2020 report by the Maine Department of Health and Human Services. This report covers Maine’s most recent data, from 2021. The report indicates that abortions decreased from 2020 to 2021.
Abortion Reporting: Washington (2020)
The state statistics show that there were 16,050 resident abortions performed in Washington in 2020. However, the CDC report shows that there were 16,909 total abortions that occurred in the state in 2020, of which 16,057 were performed on state residents.