Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Debate Over Why Arizona Abortion Rates Show Increase Despite Tough Laws
New York Daily News: Abortion count jumps by 26% in Arizona: report, by Charlie Wells:
The state’s new abortion tracking has increased reporting accuracy, says Arizona Health Director Will Humble.
A new report shows a 26 percent jump in the number of abortions in Arizona, a state where lawmakers just approved some of the toughest abortion rules in the country.
Despite the spike, people on both sides of the issue aren’t exactly sure what is responsible for the state’s highest abortion rate in the past decade. . . .