The Guttmacher Institute, the propoganda branch of Planned Parenthood, America's biggest abortion provider, reports today that the number of abortions performed in 2005 was 1.2 million, the lowest level since 1974, and down 25% from the peak of 1.6 million in 1990.
To put this number in perspective, 1.2 million people is roughly the population of Dallas, Texas, the ninth largest city in America.
It breaks down to 3,287 abortions a day. In other words, abortion kills more people here in America each and every day of the year than the 19 terrorists killed in the worst terror attack in history, when they crashed airliners into the two towers of the World Trade Center, and into the Pentagon.
Every 26 seconds another baby is killed, sucked into a garbage disposal, and thrown away.
In the 36 years since the Supreme Court invented a "right to privacy" making abortion legal, 54 million babies have been aborted in America.
While 1.2 million is somewhat better than 1.6 million, it is still 1.2 million too many.