According to the Society of Family Planning’s #WeCount initiative, following the decision abortions decreased by 6%.
“Overall, the monthly number of abortions declined from April 2022 to August 2022, signaling that many thousands of pregnant people living in states where abortion is banned and restricted were unable to travel for abortion care.”
They also reported the national abortion rate decreased from 14 per 1,000 women of reproductive age in April to 13 per 1,000 in August.
In August, fewer than 10 abortions were performed in Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
The #WeCount report comprises an estimated 82% of all abortions in the US.
If the decline continues at the current rate, 60,000 lives could be saved in just one year, according to FiveThirtyEight.
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