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Causes of Death

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A quick look at where abortion ranks among the leading causes of death in the United States. Listed figures come from 2008—the most recent year for which national, abortion data is available.

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Leading Causes of Death: United States of America.


Kidney Disease: 48,000/year

Influenza & Pneumonia: 56,000/year

Diabetes: 71,000/year

Alzheimer's: 82,000/year

Accidents: 122,000/year

Stroke: 134,000/year

Lung Disease: 141,000/year

Cancer: 565,000/year

Heart Disease: 671,000/year

Abortion: 1,210,000/year

Abortion causes twice as many deaths each year as any other cause.

And unlike the others, abortion is completely preventable.

Speak for the Weak.


The figures in this video were taken from the Centers for Disease Control and the Guttmacher Institute (2008).

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