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New Report Shows Just Who Has the Hardest Time Paying for an Abortion

By  STEPH HEROLD Because of the increasing number of restrictive abortion laws at the state level—and the racist, classist, and sexist implications of these measures—abortion funds are an indispensable resource for many people in the United States who rely on these organizations for financial assistance for their health care. Activists have known this for a […]

Abortion Access Impeded for Poor Americans

A new study based on data from the National Network of Abortion Funds finds that low-income women, particularly those who are young or black, are often unable to afford abortion due to federal and state regulations on abortion funding. The Undue Burden of Paying for Abortion: An Exploration of Abortion Fund Cases finds that in […]

New Research Shows How Abortion Restrictions Hurt Poor Women Most

By Meaghan Winter It’s pretty easy to go full Handmaid’s Tale when imagining what’s in store for reproductive rights in Trump’s America. There’s Supreme Court–nominee Neil Gorsuch, who wrote the Tenth Circuit decision that privileged Hobby Lobby’s shareholder’s religious beliefs over employees’ right to contraception. And Tom Price, the new director of Health and Human […]