Final year, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, ending federal protections for abortions with it. Because that time, the legal landscape and access to reproductive wellness care has changed considerably. Practically half of the states in the U.S. have banned abortion or are probably to do it quickly.
But it is not just abortion care that is impacted. Physicians in several states now struggle to make choices about reproductive wellness care. Clinics in states exactly where abortions are nevertheless legal are getting overwhelmed with individuals. Some females are getting forced to carry non-viable or harmful pregnancies to term. Other individuals are concerned about future restrictions on birth manage and in vitro fertilization.
Now, we want to hear from you. When it comes to reproductive wellness care, at what point did you comprehend issues have changed because Roe v. Wade was overturned?
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