It is estimated that roughly 50,000 more babies will be born each year as a result of the decision to overturn Roe v. Wade last July.
For those who oppose abortion, every one of those lives is a cause for celebration. For those who think differently, that’s 50,000 women who will be forced to carry, and often raise, a baby that they didn’t want. But while there are many stories of women who are grateful once the child arrives, most who feel inclined to get an abortion do so because their lives were difficult before adding a baby to the mix. Fortunately, an increasing number of people are taking steps to help make sure that being pro-life means more than just being pro-birth.
The Biden administration is evaluating the declaration of a "national emergency" on abortion that would expand access to the procedure nationwide, even in states where it currently faces severe restrictions, the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services said this week.