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There were approximately 926,200 abortions were performed in 2014, according to Guttmacher Institute.

Click here for an abortion counter (Real-time abortion counters based on the most current statistics
for the number of abortions in the US and Worldwide)

Now compare these numbers to the 15 leading causes of death in 2009 (preliminary data from the CDC) AND to the number of American war casualties (from the Navy Dept. Library)

Cause of Death 2016 Deaths
Abortion 926,200
Diseases of heart 635,260
Malignant neoplasms 598,038
Chronic lower respiratory diseases 154,596
Cerebrovascular diseases 142,142
Accidents (unintentional injuries) 161,374
Alzheimer’s disease 116,103
Diabetes mellitus 80,058
Influenza and pneumonia 51,537
Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome and nephrosis 50,046
Intentional self-harm (suicide) 44, 965
Chronic liver disease and cirrhosis 40,326
Essential hypertension and hypertensive renal disease 32,200
Assault (homicide) 17,793
War Deaths
Abortion in 2014 alone 926,200
Revolutionary War 4,435
War of 1812 2,260
Mexican War 13,283
Civil War 364,511
Spanish/American 2,446
World War I 116,516
World War II 405,399
Korean War 36,574
Vietnam 58,209
Persian Gulf War 382
Operation Iraqi Freedom (as of December 2011) 4,421
War in Afghanistan to present 22,266
Operation Enduring Freedom (as of December 2011)
1,846
Operation Inherent Resolve 125

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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