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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Dozens of Clinics Across the U.S. Have Closed in Wake of New Anti-Choice Laws

The Huffington Post: Anti-Abortion Laws Take Dramatic Toll on Clinics Nationwide, by Laura Bassett:

More than 50 abortion clinics across the country have closed or stopped offering the procedure since a heavy wave of legislative attacks on providers began in 2010, according to The Huffington Post's nationwide survey of state health departments, abortion clinics and local abortion-focused advocacy groups.

At least 54 abortion providers across 27 states have shut down or ended their abortion services in the past three years, and several more clinics are only still open because judges have temporarily blocked legislation that would make it difficult for them to continue to operate. . . .

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/2013/08/anti-abortion-laws-take-dramatic-toll-on-access-to-reproductive-health.html

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