Study: Women who have sex by age 16 have nearly three-fourths of all abortions

New demographic analysis of abortion data finds that the bulk of the procedures are on women who had sex in their teens, some as early as 12, drawing new attention to how sex impacts America’s youth.

The Family Research Council on Friday revealed some of the details in a release to Secrets to promote an upcoming family policy lecture that will include longtime abortion foe Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J.

Among the details:

-Rather than the one-third of women commonly cited by abortion supporters as having obtained an abortion, the number is one-sixth.

-Almost three-quarters of abortions are performed on women who had sex at age 16 or younger.