For many abortion providers, working in a clinic isn’t just a job—it’s a calling. But clinics are businesses, too, and in the 15 states that have banned almost all abortions, business has been turbulent.
Exceptions for rape, incest, and medical emergencies are incredibly hard for pregnant people to actually use—and that’s a feature, not a bug.
“Our state population has not grown except by those foreigners who have moved here or refugees who have been placed here... because we’ve killed 200,000 people.”
If adults help minors cross state lines without their parents’ consent, they’re guilty of the newly-invented crime and face years in prison.
Mainstream anti-abortion activists have long insisted they don’t want to punish people who get abortions. Now, that claim is being put to the test.
Virginia’s proposed abortion ban could let a jury decide if an emergency abortion was really necessary.
“It’s hard, knowing that I’m carrying it to bury it, you know what I’m saying?”
“All of a sudden, we have to say, ‘I would do this in a heartbeat if I could—but I can’t.’”
“This was the first time in my 15-year career that I could not give a patient the care they needed,” one Louisiana doctor said.
“That’s not an abortion,” the head of Americans United for Life told California Rep. Eric Swalwell. It was an abortion.
Liberal prosecutors have pledged not to enforce abortion bans. Will it work?