Overturning Roe could mean fewer health care options for pregnant people

Yellowhammer Fund board member Mia Raven points out more negative side-effects of Roe being overturned in this Alabama Political Reporter article: “For the South, ending Roe means a 1,500-mile-wide swath of the country without a single legal abortion clinic or one doctor who can provide care,” Raven said. “It means every health center in the region will have to decide if they want to put their business at risk by accepting pregnant people — or even just those who could potentially become pregnant — as patients, when it may open them to legal scrutiny if that patient later miscarries or otherwise fails to produce a viable, live birth.” 

Read the full article here.

Heidi Miller

November 5, 2020

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