In Top 10 States With Most Abortions, 60% of Babies Killed Were Black or Hispanic

National   |   Sarah Zagorski   |   Dec 5, 2014   |   4:47PM   |   Washington, DC

As LifeNews previously reported, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released its national abortion report last month and the new statistics show the number of abortions in the United States have declined to a historic low.

However, unfortunately, a new analysis reveals that out of the ten states where the most abortions occurred, 60.48% of the babies killed were African American and Hispanic.

blackbaby6According to the Census Bureau, Blacks and Hispanics comprise only 13.2% and 17.1% of the population respectively; however they get 37.3% and 22% of all abortions. Additionally, while it definitely isn’t news that Planned Parenthood targets minority groups, the new statistics confirm a pattern that has been going on for years.

In the media, Planned Parenthood is praised for being “diverse”, but 79% of all their abortion facilities are located near minority neighborhoods. There is no way that’s simply “coincidental.” Since 1973, approximately 13 million black babies have been lost because of abortion, and out of the approximately 4000 abortions that are performed daily in the United States, 1452 of them are performed on African American women and their unborn children.

The new report from the CDC is based on information gathered from central health agencies of 49 reporting areas including the District of Columbia; New York City; and 47 states, excluding California, Maryland, and New Hampshire.

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The CDC numbers come from the agency’s latest Abortion Surveillance report, published on Nov. 28, and covers the year 2011, the latest for which the abortion data are available.

In Table 12 of that report it shows “Reported abortions, by known race/ethnicity of women who obtained an abortion and reporting area of occurrence – selected reported areas.” The abortion numbers are from 25 states, the District of Columbia, and specifically New York City.

The report does not include numbers from 25 other “reporting areas,” such as California, Florida, Massachusetts and other states because those areas either are not required to report to the CDC, or they “did not report by race/ethnicity, or did not meet reporting standards,” said the agency.From the numbers available, they show that the top ten states in terms of total number of abortions – white, black, Hispanic, and other — in 2011 were as follows:

1) New York, 103,339 abortions

2) Texas, 71,658

3) Georgia, 27,942

4) New Jersey, 25,857

5) Virginia, 24,004

6) Ohio, 23,608

7) Michigan, 21,513

8) Tennessee, 15,623

9) Minnesota, 10,562

10) Alabama, 9,454

Total: 333,560


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As for the black and Hispanic abortions in those top ten states, the numbers show this:


1) NY: 42,629 blacks, 28,282 Hispanic – Total: 70,911

— 68.7% of abortions in that state

2) TX: 17,890 black, 27,216 Hispanic – Total: 45,106

— 63% of abortions in that state


3) GA: 14,550 black, 5,178 Hispanic – Total: 19,728

— 70.6% of abortions in that state


4) NJ: 8,753 black, 5,619 Hispanic – Total: 14,372

— 55.6% of abortions in that state


5) VA: 10,527 black, 2,606 Hispanic – Total: 13,133

— 54.8% of abortions in that state


6) OH: 9,047 black, 963 Hispanic – Total: 10,010

— 42.4% of abortions in that state


7) MI: 10,297 black, 800 Hispanic – Total: 11,097

— 51.6% of abortions in that state


8) TN: 7,792 black, 609 Hispanic – Total: 8,401

— 53.8% of abortions in that state


9) MN: 2,434 black, 674 Hispanic – Total: 3,108

— 29.4% of abortions in that state


10) AL: 5,549 black, 329 Hispanic – Total: 5,878

— 62.2% of abortions in that state

Total: 201,744

Those 201,744 black and Hispanic abortions, out of 333,560 in the top ten reporting states, equals 60.48% of the total.