. Report details wave of state legislative attempts to restrict abortion in 2021 « JO LEE MAGAZINE

NBC – State legislators across the country are accelerating their efforts to limit access to abortions by fast-tracking a new round of anti-abortion laws this year.

Over 500 abortion restrictions have been introduced in 44 states this year, compared to around 300 at this time in 2019, according the Guttmacher Institute, an abortion-rights research organization.

“This legislative season is shaping up to be one of the most hostile in recent history for reproductive health and rights,” said Alexis McGill Johnson, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood. “These abortion restrictions are about power and control over our bodies.”

Continue reading about the legislative battles being waged across the nation at NBC News.

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