Reality is that many women are required to jump through hoops of fire in order to access an abortion. In 2011 and 2012, 30 states added a total of 135 new laws limiting access to abortion, making these two years the worst for reproductive freedom since the Supreme Court’s decision in 1973.
When we talk about abortion, our conversations are usually informed by what we consider fact in this country: that abortion has been legal since 1973. Theoretically, then, every woman should have access to an abortion, but reality paints a much different picture. Click through to read more.