As one of the most anti-choice administrations in U.S. history is set to take office this week, just two days before we mark the 1973 decriminalization of abortion through Roe v. Wade, pro-choice activists must make a concerted effort to create space for all those who need and have had an abortion, including those who felt regret.
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"If there are women in these highly restrictive states who want abortions but can't get them because there aren't any clinics that they can get to, and that's why abortion's going down, that's not a good thing," said Rachel Jones, senior research associate at Guttmacher and lead author of the study.
Mass deportations could have catastrophic effects on the U.S. economy. Removing all immigrants without legal documentation could cost the federal government up to $600 billion.
“We do not accept any federal, state or local rollbacks, cuts or restrictions on our ability to access quality reproductive healthcare services, birth control, HIV/AIDS care and prevention, or medically accurate sexuality education,” the Women’s March on Washington platform says.
"We don't want to commit people's taxpayer dollars to effectively funding something that they believe is morally unconscionable," said Paul Ryan (R-WI) at a CNN town hall event on Thursday.