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Infant Mortality & Abortion


The following passages in the Bible were referenced in some way in the prayer for this topic.

Ps. 72:4; Ps. 103:13; Ps. 127:3; Ps. 139:13-16; Acts 3:15; Acts 20:35

Statistics

  • Miscarriages, stillbirths, preterm delivery and low birth weight babies are higher where there has been intimate partner violence.

    — “Violence against Women: Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Against Women.” “Fact sheet #239.” who.int. Oct. 2013. Web. 04 Mar. 2014.

  • Every year 1,000,000 baby girls are left to die in China— simply because they aren’t boys (30).

    46,000,000 abortions occur yearly worldwide—the majority of them are girls (27, 30).

    — Miller, Darrow L. with Stan Guthrie. Nurturing the Nations. Colorado Springs: Paternoster. 2007.

Comments

On Nov 5th 2014 Karen Carlson wrote:


A pro-life organization which makes "every effort to loving protect the unborn child and family from abortion." http://onlineforlife.org/

Links

These links may change occasionally to make room for more current or relevant information.

"78 of Abortions in NYC Were Black and Hispanic Babies"

"...more black babies were aborted in New York City than were born....Andrew Cuomo, along with Planned Parenthood and the abortion lobby, have been working hard to make New York City the abortion capital of the world."

Carrie's Heart

"Carrie’s Heart, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization based in Houston, Texas is dedicated to improving the education, community involvement and overall quality of life of children with disabilities worldwide."

Council of Ministers in Europe Unwilling to Honor Life

"Reports from medical workers suggest that many of children born alive during botched abortions are “evacuated” along with hospital waste or left to die in another hospital room or in a storeroom, despite signs of life. Others receive lethal injections or are smothered."...and the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe are unwilling to state that this is wrong.