As Roe v Wade marks 50 years, what's changed since the landmark abortion decision was overturned?

Jan 22, 2023 View Original Article
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64% : However, abortion pills are now seen as the next frontier in the fight by anti-abortion activists and they are pushing hard to curtail access.
46% : Today marks 50 years since Roe v Wade, America's landmark Supreme Court decision that enshrined abortion as a constitutional right.
46% : As the institute explains: "These dramatic increases in caseloads mean clinic capacity and staff are stretched to their limits, resulting in longer wait times for appointments even for residents of states where abortion remains legal."
43% : Many of the states that have banned or restricted abortion have high proportions of black, Latina and indigenous women.
42% : In Iowa, Montana and Nebraska, anti-abortion policymakers have indicated that they want to ban abortion soon, but abortion care remains available for now.
40% : That means almost a third of America's women of reproductive age are living in states where abortion is either unavailable or severely restricted.
40% : The loss of these clinics is felt nationwide, according to the Guttmacher Institute, as clinics in states where abortion remains legal are inundated with people travelling interstate.
38% : At least 66 abortion clinics have stopped offering abortion care in the 15 states where abortion is banned or severely restricted.
37% : States ban abortion
37% : In 12 states, there are now near-total bans on abortion.
36% : More states could followA further nine states have introduced restrictions to abortion that would have been unconstitutional under Roe v Wade, have bans currently blocked by the court or are likely to introduce bans in the near future.

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