Thursday, January 17, 2013

Study Highlights Still-Untapped Promise of Medication Abortion

MSNBC: How technology can protect a woman’s right to choose, by Geoffrey Cowley:

Forty years after Roe v. Wade, the decision itself is intact, but in wide swaths of the country, safe, legal abortion looks more like a privilege than a right.  Some 87% of U.S. counties lack a single abortion provider. As state legislators devise new ways to restrict women’s access, and physicians eschew the procedure to avoid threats and intimidation, the prospects for reproductive freedom can start to look bleak.  But technology may yet hold a trump card. . . .


The American Journal of Public Health article is available here.

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