‘Constantly Preparing for the Next Crisis’: How Independent Abortion Clinics Are Faring With COVID-19
“Patients think clinics are closed; there is increased panic due to patient’s fear of being turned away.”
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's COVID-19 abortion ban would mean almost every county in the state will be more than 100 miles away from the nearest U.S. facility providing care.
The Trust. Respect. Access. coalition in Texas is pushing back against the anti-abortion ordinances by working with local activists to speak out.
While the rest of us stay at home, anti-choice protesters will keep performing their "vital service" outside abortion clinics during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Exploiting the COVID-19 crisis to chip away at reproductive health and rights will disproportionately harm those who are least well off precisely when people most need protection.
Illinois' 3rd District race functions not only as a test of an incumbent against an upstart candidate but also of whether voters believe abortion to be a fundamental Democratic value; we know Dan Lipinski certainly doesn’t.