March 2019 – A recent Breitbart article by Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D., reported that abortion was the number one cause of death around the globe in 2018. A theologian, author, and renowned lecturer, Williams teaches ethics at University of St. Thomas in Rome and was 2018 visiting research scholar at Notre Dame University.
According to a Worldometers clock, Williams wrote that abortion killed 41.9 million babies in 2018 — more than cancer, HIV/AIDS, smoking, alcohol, malaria, and traffic accidents combined.
Worldometers.info creates “real-time” clocks based on published numbers. The data collector has been voted one of the best free reference websites by the American Library Association. It keeps a running tally on many world issues and data on a wide range of subjects, everything from population to books published, automobiles produced, deaths caused by alcohol, money spent on illegal drugs, and more.