Johnston's Archive

Other Policy Issues

Abortion statistics and other data

Includes: historical data by country, by U.S. state, U.S. state counties, Canadian provinces, subregions of other nations; worldwide and U.S. statistics and comparisons; other analyses

"Don't downplay risks of abortion"
     see also at The Brownsville Herald.

Statistics on the 2021-2023 U.S. border crisis and related topics

Statistics on the 2019-2023 novel coronavirus outbreak

Adoption and children

Historical statistics on adoption in the United States, plus statistics on child population and welfare

Historical international adoption statistics, United States and world

Data on international refugees settled in the United States, 2000-2015

Statistics on the 2014-2015 West Africa ebola outbreak

U.S. presidency

Text of address by President Barack Obama in Cairo, Egypt, 4 June 2009

On Obama's recent statements about abortion

Text of addresses by President George W. Bush

Presidential inaugural scriptures

U.S. Senate

Selected votes by Senator John Kerry

Defense and Foreign Policy

Comparision of U.S. defense and education spending, 1910-2021 (graph)
Historical list of aircraft carriers and their fates

Yossef Bodansky: some writings

Countries of the world
Territories of the world


Comparision of U.S. defense and education spending, 1910-2021 (graph)
U.S. median family income, 1947-2014 (graph)
Consumer price index, 1866-2015 (graph)
Cost of a first-class U.S. postage stamp, 1866-2022 (graph)

Walter E. Williams: some writings


Links are organized as follows: general, relating to both foreign and domestic policy; foreign policy; terrorism (which overlaps both foreign and domestic); domestic public policy; and social policy, outside domestic governmental policy.

Some recommended policy issue documents

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