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Abortion providers in states with bans ask: What now?

Jul 6, 2022
Some providers plan to go to a state friendlier to abortion care, while others intend to stay put. Either way, providing care is now more complicated.
In states where abortion access has been banned or severely restricted, legal ambiguity makes providing care more difficult.
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How tribal lands became abortion-care deserts, and why they won't fill new gaps in access

Jun 30, 2022
Those suggesting that reservations could serve as havens for abortion care are missing crucial context, experts say.
Abortion access is already limited on tribal lands by the Hyde Amendment. Above, an exam room in an Illinois abortion clinic on June 27.
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In states that ban abortions, providers are now turning into travel agents for people to leave

Jun 30, 2022
Costs can include gas for car travel or airfare, accommodation, child care for people who have other children and time off from work.
A Planned Parenthood center in Missouri in 2019. In states where abortions are banned or restricted, some clinics are reorienting efforts to connecting patients with abortion funds or out-of-state clinics.
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Abortion travel benefit unlikely to reach many low-wage workers

Jun 27, 2022
Disney, Dick's Sporting Goods and Meta are among the latest companies to add the benefit in the wake of the SCOTUS decision.
Protesters outside the Supreme Court on June 26. Following the overturning of Roe v. Wade, some companies are offering to cover abortion costs for employees, benefits often out of reach for many seeking the procedure.
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Abortion bans raise economic barriers for people who need the procedure

Jun 27, 2022
And some states' laws are making it harder for nonprofit funds to cover the costs.
The overturning of Roe v. Wade has led to more financial obstacles to those seeking out the procedure.
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Companies are offering to cover employees' abortion-related travel costs

Many of the companies are in the fields of tech, finance and entertainment.
Several large companies have offered to cover travel expenses for employees seeking abortion services, but will others follow suit?
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With Roe v. Wade overturned, economic disparities are poised to get worse

For millions of Americans, the loss of abortion rights may affect educational attainment and lifetime earnings for generations.
Abortion-rights activists demonstrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday after the court's ruling was announced.
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Roe v. Wade has been overturned. What happens now?

The generational ruling from the court brings to light many economic questions — and consequences.
Abortion-rights activists and anti-abortion activists hold protest signs outside the U.S. Supreme Court.
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Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

Jun 24, 2022
The decision will curtail access to abortion for millions and is at odds with popular opinion, as opinion polls find a majority of Americans favored Roe.
On Friday, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark abortion case.
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Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on inflation, gun control and why governments shouldn't punish businesses

"I don’t believe it’s the role of government to punish private businesses because we don’t like what they say or do," Hutchinson told Marketplace.
"I don’t believe it’s the role of government to punish private businesses because we don’t like what they say or do," Hutchinson told Marketplace.
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