What does it take to get an abortion in South Carolina?
August 24, 2018
As the country faces a new Supreme Court judge who has a history of hostility towards reproductive health and rights, we are reminded that while people in this country do have a right to abortion, that right is often in name only due to unattainable access.
Recently the New York Times wrote an article explaining what it takes to get an abortion in Mississippi—one of the most restrictive states—in comparison to California—one of the least restrictive states. We in South Carolina know all too well how difficult accessing abortion care is, and so we wanted to share our version of what it takes to get an abortion in SC. You could say that it’s lengthy.
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May 24, 2018
Last month, we hosted a webinar on abortion access and restrictions with the Center for Reproductive Rights and Ibis Reproductive Health. Our partners took the “Evaluating Priorities” research study they recently conducted and focused on the South Carolina specific data. Here’s the full webinar: Here are some of our main takeaways from our discussion:… Read more »