The number of abortions performed in Wisconsin has dropped for the sixth straight year. That’s according to the latest annual report on induced abortions released by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services on Monday.
The report shows that there just under 5700 abortions performed in the state last year compared with 5800 abortions in 2014. That’s a drop of 140 abortions, or a 2.4 percent decline. Of the 5660 abortions last year, 214 were performed on minors. Seventy-nine percent were surgical, while 21 percent were chemically induced.