Abortion is the world’s leading cause of death in 2021 with 43 million deaths


Abortion is the world’s leading cause of death in 2021 with 43 million…

Abortion is the world’s leading cause of death in 2021 with 43 million deaths 

▶ # 1 cause of death in the world for 3 consecutive years ▶ more than 12 times the covid pandemic deaths

Abortion was the leading cause of death worldwide in 2021, with nearly 43 million unborn babies killed in the womb, according to data provided by Worldometer.

As of noon December 31, 2021, 42.6 million abortions had been performed during the year, Worldometer revealed, while 8.2 million people have died from cancer, 5 million from smoking, 1.7 million HIV / AIDS, 1.3 million traffic accidents. , and 1 million suicide.

The total of all deaths worldwide from causes other than abortion reveals a figure of 58.7 million, which means that abortions accounted for just over 42 percent of all human deaths in 2021.

For comparison, deaths from the coronavirus worldwide in 2021 totaled around 3.5 million, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

Worldometer – voted one of the best free reference sites by the American Library Association (ALA) – keeps a running count throughout the year of major global statistics, including population, births, deaths, automobiles produced, books published and CO2 emissions.

It also records the total number of abortions performed around the world, based on the latest abortion statistics released by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Globally, there were more deaths from abortion in 2021 than all deaths from cancer, malaria, HIV / AIDS, smoking, alcohol and traffic accidents combined , according to Worldometer statistics. 

The sheer number of abortion-related deaths, in fact, has led some observers to call abortion “the cause of social justice of our time,” as the scale of the problem completely overshadows other human rights issues. .

On December 28, Christians around the world celebrated the Feast of the Holy Innocents, commemorating the slaughter of all male children in Israel under the age of two by order of King Herod for the purpose of killing the newborn baby Jesus. Pope Francis compared Herod’s massacre of the Innocents to the modern practice of killing babies by abortion.

The 49th Annual United States March for Life will be held in Washington, DC on January 21, 2022 with the theme “Equality Begins in the Womb”.

“The pro-life movement recognizes the immense responsibility of this nation to restore equal rights to its most defenseless citizens in the womb,” March for Life President Jeanne Mancini said in a statement. press conference in October.

The stated goal of the march is to end abortion by “uniting, educating and mobilizing pro-life people in the public arena”.

The annual march commemorates the infamous Supreme Court decision of January 22, 1973 in Roe vs. Wade who, with the 1992 Planned Parenthood v. Casey, overturned 50 state laws and made abortion legal and available on demand throughout the United States.