Here’s Exactly How Restricting Abortion Harms Public Health

The recent abortion bills don’t align with what health experts know about abortion safety

An airplane displaying a banner reading “Abortion Is OK” circles the Alabama State Capitol on May 15, 2019 in Montgomery, Alabama. Photo: Julie Bennett/Getty Images

By Nicole Wetsman

This week, Alabama’s governor signed the most extreme anti-abortion bill in the country, effectively banning the procedure. It’s just one of a host of new laws restricting…

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