In the United States, abortion rights are under severe pressure, and have been for a long time. More than half of American women of reproductive age now live in states that are hostile or extremely hostile to abortion rights.
The fight against women's reproductive rights is so extensive and coordinated that it has been nicknamed "The War on Women". And in the war on women's reproductive rights, few are fighting harder than Republican politicians.
In the 43 years that have passed since Roe vs. Wade, the Supreme Court ruling that gave American women the right to self-determined abortion, has different states adopting 1074's various abortion restrictions. Of these, 288, or 27 percent, has been adopted after 2010.
In December 2016, the state of Ohio passed two new anti-abortion laws: one that bans abortion after the 20th week,. . .
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