Since Roe v. Wade legalized abortion in January 1973, more than 55 million babies have been aborted in America.
If a number like â€œ55 millionâ€ is hard to grasp, think of it this wayâ€”if you added together the populations of New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Antonio, San Diego, Dallas, Jacksonville, Indianapolis, and San Francisco, you would only have about 26.1 million peopleâ€”less than half the number aborted.
Looked at in this way, itâ€™s easier to understand just how many missing people â€œ55 millionâ€ represents.
Yet the tremendous number of lives taken here actually pales in comparison to the number of human lives wiped out in other countries, where abortion has been legal for longer and Christianity sidelined more readily.
In the former Soviet Union, where abortion for medical reasons was declared legal in 1955 and abortion for any reason was legalized in 1968, the number of abortions was approximately 113.2 million through 1980â€”a profoundly staggering number. Read More: http://townhall.com/columnists/benjaminbull/2012/10/16/abortion_kills_children_and_entire_populations/page/full/