COVID-19 ignites new debate regarding abortion access

Governors and attorneys general in at least four states — citing a need to conserve medical resources during the COVID-19 pandemic — recently tried to ban some abortions in their respective states.“These actions will help us preserve the personal protective equipment as well as our health care workforce,” Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds, said during a news conference March 26. Leaders of Alabama, Ohio and Texas also made similar announcements.However, legal and health experts said the states’ decisions violate the law, jeopardize women’s health and in some instancesRead More

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