784,507: U.S. abortions reported to the CDC in 2009—the fewest since 1973. (California, Delaware, Maryland, and New Hampshire do not report statistics.)
-5%: Change from 2008. It's the largest drop in more than 10 years.
Hispanic Americans who say their church speaks:
Hispanic Americans who say they prefer services in:
32%: English only
25%: Spanish only
43%: Both languages
64%: Church of England laity who voted to approve women bishops in November. The measure, which failed, needed a 2/3 majority.
45%: Of laity who voted against the measure, those who are women.1
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