Jobs, Health Insurance key to Preventing Abortions

Posted May 15, 2007

A landmark study by Catholics United's Joe Wright shows that lower unemployment, higher rates of health insurance coverage, and greater availability of Head Start centers are more effective at lowering abortion rates than lower availability of abortion providers.

The study, which looks at county-level data in Kansas from 2000 to 2004, suggests that abortion reduction is best achieved by addressing the root causes of abortion than restricting access to abortion services.

Access the Full Report here.