August 18, 2022

At the very least 43 clinics all through the US have stopped providing abortions because the Supreme Court docket rolled again the nationwide proper to the process, in accordance with a research printed Thursday.

Within the month because the landmark June 24 ruling, 11 states have banned abortions both after six weeks of being pregnant or altogether, in accordance with the Guttmacher Institute, a analysis group that helps abortion entry.

In consequence, 43 clinics — together with 23 in Texas alone, 5 in Oklahoma and 5 in Alabama — have closed or refocused their sources on different types of care, by the institute’s depend.

The Jackson Girls’s Well being Group, often known as the Pink Home — which was on the coronary heart of the Supreme Court docket case — closed on July 7 after lengthy being the one location offering abortions within the state of Mississippi.

The Jackson Girls’s Well being Group, often known as the Pink Home (pictured April 2018) — the one clinic that provided abortions within the US state of Mississippi — has closed because the landmark Supreme Court docket ruling Photograph: AFP / Brendan Smialowski

“The already dire state of abortion entry in lots of components of the nation will proceed to deteriorate and extra states will undertake abortion bans within the coming weeks and months,” the research authors wrote.

Some states, similar to Louisiana or North Dakota, have legal guidelines banning abortion, however authorized battles have slowed the enactment of these new guidelines.

Others, similar to Indiana, have known as particular state congressional classes to cross new laws.

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Half of all US states, notably within the largely conservative South and Midwest, are anticipated to ultimately ban abortions.

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