Skip to comments.Interactive: The Geography of Abortion Access
Posted on 01/27/2013 4:56:27 PM PST by Salman
In the four decades since Roe v. Wade, states have enacted hundreds of provisions restricting access to abortion servicesthe majority of which were legislated in 2011 and 2012. In many cases, these provisions, such as mandatory wait times, make it more difficult for women seeking abortions, and in other cases have caused clinics to close. The most recent abortion-provider census data assembled by the Guttmacher Institute dates back to 2008, and found about 850 clinics.
The Daily Beast gathered its own data and called more than 750 clinics, to confirm their locations and the number of weeks of pregnancy through which they offered abortions. Exact clinic locations in this map have been obscured to be neither visible nor retrievable. We focused on clinics and doctors offices whose primary businesses are abortion services.
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To a lib, this is a cause for concern because there are remote places not within a day's drive of an abortionist. But it looks like pretty thorough coverage to me.
Thirty years ago there were just a few hundred Pregnancy Services (prolife) centers, and now there are 4200. And 400,000 marched against abortion last week in DC, a big majority of under the age of 30.
"Pro-choice" is a graying, ageing breed. NARAL dropped the divisive word "Abortion" from their name years ago, and now they don't even want to use the word "choice", since they don't care to say what they're choosing.
Hmm. Wonder why.
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