40 Years After Roe v. Wade, Attacks on Access to Reproductive Health

Radcliffe Institute, In The News | October 25, 2012

Abortion restrictions recently passed in the United States—such as waiting periods, unnecessary requirements and restrictions on funding, and state-mandated counseling that sometimes includes misinformation—disproportionately affect young, poor, and rural women.

Norsigian noted that attacks on reproductive health care stateside have an impact beyond our borders. New regulations that block funding for contraceptives have an effect on HIV/AIDS and maternal mortality rates in countries to which the United States provides aid.

Read the full story: 40 Years After Roe v. Wade, Attacks on Access to Reproductive Health by Ivelisse Estrada