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S+L Minute - Abortions in the UK reach an all time high and called a National Tragedy

saltandlighttv on Jun 18, 2019 For Tuesday June 18 2019, here are the latest catholic headlines trending now. More than 200,000 UK women received an abortion in 2018, setting an all-time high rate …More
saltandlighttv on Jun 18, 2019 For Tuesday June 18 2019, here are the latest catholic headlines trending now. More than 200,000 UK women received an abortion in 2018, setting an all-time high rate of abortion in England and Wales.
The UK Department of Health and Social Services released a study on Wednesday which revealed that last year, 200,608 UK residents and nearly 5,000 more non-residents received an abortion in the UK.
According to the survey, abortions in the country had decreased in 2009, but have steadily increased since 2010. The previous record high was in 2008.
In the last decade, the number of abortions have increased particularly for women who are over 29 and those who already have a family. Over half of the abortions in 2018 were performed on women who have had children or had a still-born birth.
“The rates for women aged 30-34 have increased from 15.6 per 1,000 women in 2008 to 19.9 in 2018, and rates for women aged 35 and over have also increased from 6.7 per 1,000 …
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