While a new Associated Press report suggests the abortion rate is declining in almost all states, we still don’t know whether there’s been an increase in reproductive wellness. Focusing only on a lowered abortion rate as metric of health and well-being is both inaccurate and stigmatizing of abortion.
It looks like one of the most anti-choice states in the nation is having a rise in its abortion rate. But is it real?
Regions with more restrictive abortion policies and lower abortion rates have more google searches for the word “abortion.” Researchers at Children’s Hospital share their latest findings and posit why there may be a link between googling the term “abortion” and their desire to circumvent restrictive health and human rights policies.
Some anti-choice activists have criticized the findings and policy recommendations of a recently released Guttmacher Institute study on global abortion trends. Susan Cohen responds to these critiques and debunks their misleading arguments.
When the recession hit in November, abortion and vasectomy rates rose significantly.
Parental involvement laws are unconstitutional and don’t even work.