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Report: Abortion Rate Lowest Mark Since Roe v. Wade

According to a new report by the Guttmacher Institute, the abortion rate has dropped to the lowest level seen since Roe v. Wade took place in 1973.

The rate of abortions performed in the U.S. has hit its lowest mark since 1973, when the Supreme Court legalized the procedure, according to a new report.

In 2017, there were 13.5 abortions for every 1,000 women of childbearing age, a slight drop from 14.6 in 2014, according to a report from the Guttmacher Institute, an abortion rights research group. The abortion rate was 16.9 in 2011, by comparison.

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