Of the 1.2 million abortions that take place every year in the United States, about 88% – or 1.06 million – of them occur in the first trimester.
So every time some pro-life group raises the issue of late-term (3rd trimester) abortions, one of the most common pro-choice responses is that such late-term abortions are very rare. They assure us that the vast majority of abortions happen during the first trimester when the baby is just a clump of lifeless tissue.
Well here is a picture of that “lifeless tissue” in the first trimester for you to help them understand…
[Warning: It's graphic.]
Of course, this photo is of the later stages of the 1st trimester. Here are some other (also graphic) pictures from still much, much earlier.
Yep – still a little baby.