The leading cause of death in the African American community is abortion!
Listen to a short clip of our Director sharing this startling information with the listeners of “Airing The Addisons” Urban Family Talk radio show. The final 60 seconds will shock you!
Higher than AIDS, violent crimes, accidents, cancer and heart disease–combined. African Americans are disproportionately impacted by abortion. While representing only 13% of the female population in the U.S., black women account for 35% of the nation’s abortions
US Center for Disease Control
US Census Bureau
Planned Parenthood, the largest abortion provider in the country, targets African Americans by locating 62% (approx. 2 out of every 3) of their surgical abortion mills in black and minority communities.
Life Issues Connector, October 2012
Abortion’s negative impact has significantly contributed to African Americans being the only minority in America whose population is in decline. Hispanics are now the largest minority group in the country. If the current trend continues, the black community may cease to make a significant positive contribution to society.
US Census Bureau
YOU can help turn this problem around by continuing to learn about abortion’s impact and encouraging others to do the same.
- Many people do not know that since 1973 (year abortion was legalized in the U.S.) more African American babies have been killed by ABORTION than the total number of African American deaths from all other causes COMBINED.
US Center for Disease Control and the Guttmacher Institute
- The abortion rate among African American women is three times greater than it is among White women. Guttmacher Institute
- According to the 2000 Census, Hispanics have replaced African Americans as the largest minority group in the US. The loss of over 16 million black babies through abortion has played a significant part in this population decline.