In this issue of JAMA Internal Medicine, Gaj et al1 report that between 2017 and 2020, 35 states enacted 227 laws that restricted access to abortion care, and only 12 states and Washington, DC enacted 29 laws that expanded access. The findings are part of an accelerating trend since 2010 of states enacting laws that restrict access to abortion with deleterious consequences for people seeking care.
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Perritt J, Grossman D. The Health Consequences of Restrictive Abortion Laws. JAMA Intern Med. Published online February 22, 2021. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.9279
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