Several states, including Alabama, Georgia, and Missouri have recently passed laws that effectively ban abortion. They prohibit the procedure just weeks into pregnancy and, in some cases, make providing abortion care punishable by a years-long prison sentence.
While these bills have yet to go into effect, and will likely be stalled by lawsuits challenging their constitutionality, the bans have prompted outrage and panic.
As legal battles play out in courts around the country, it’s important to remember that state-based grassroots groups and clinics will need even more support to serve patients who continue to seek abortion care. Read more…
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