Why so many American women are ordering abortion pills online

A number of groups are helping American women access safe medical abortions at home, and as abortion rights are threatened their work is becoming even more vital.

If Roe v. Wade is overturned, and anti-abortion fanatics in states such as Georgia and Alabama succeed in implementing their abortion bans, American women won’t stop having abortions.

Research by the Guttmacher Institute suggests that abortion rates are similar in countries in which abortion is highly restricted and those in which it is legal (in fact, countries that restrict abortion seem to have slightly higher abortion rates.)  The main difference is that when abortion is...
source: New Statesman

2019-05-25 03:29
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