In 2015 there were 31,818 abortions in Pennsylvania. As in previous years, the largest single age group having abortions was 20-24 year olds, accounting for 10.339, or 32.5% of all babies killed in the womb.
- 12.9% of abortions were performed on young women, 19 and under.
- Over 87%, or 27,923 of abortions performed in Pennsylvania in 2015 were to unmarried women.
- These babies were never given the opportunity to draw a breath.
“Any country that accepts abortion is not teaching its people to love, but to use any violence to get what they want. This is why the greatest destroyer of love and peace is abortion.”
St. Teresa of Calcutta’s call to defend life, National Prayer Breakfast, Feb. 5, 1994