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The Overwhelming Restrictions on U.S. Abortion Rights and Access

The Overwhelming Restrictions on U.S. Abortion Rights and Access

Since Roe v. Wade, extremist politicians have enacted more than 1,300 restrictions to take away abortion rights and access.

The right to abortion has never been more under threat in the United States. Since Roe v. Wade, extremist anti-abortion politicians have passed more than 1,300 abortion restrictions designed to control people’s bodies, families, and futures. Policymakers at all levels of government must enact proactive legislation to save abortion rights and enable access for everyone.

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