What happened to abortion numbers since Roe v. Wade fell? The Guttmacher Institute has new state-by-state numbers that show people are traveling for the procedure.
In the month since the Supreme Court voted to strike down Roe v. Wade, 43 clinics across 11 states have halted abortion care, a research group says.
A report from the Guttmacher Institute finds that state abortion restrictions do not necessarily correlate to a lower abortion rate, as more patients travel out of state.
New data from the Guttmacher Institute shows the number of abortions rose in 2020, reversing a decades-long trend toward declining numbers.
Activists are spreading information about self-induced abortion online and in person. The World Health Organization says a single drug, misoprostol, can be used to safely induce abortion.
The rate fell again in the most recent Guttmacher Institute survey, continuing a decline since 1980.
Researchers say that programs advocating abstinence until marriage fail to get teens to delay sexual activity and also prevent them from getting important information about pregnancy and STDs.
A report by the Guttmacher Institute, a research group that backs legalized abortion, puts the 2014 rate at 14.6 abortions per 1,000 women of childbearing age — the lowest recorded rate since 1973.