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Wed Jan 23, 2013, 06:34 PM

By The Numbers: Abortion Rights On The 40th Anniversary Of Roe v. Wade

http://thinkprogress.org/health/2013/01/22/1476671/by-the-numbers-roe-v-wade/

70: Percentage of Americans who now oppose overturning Roe, the highest number since 1989. Most religious groups also want to leave Roe in place.

135: Number of new state-level abortion restrictions enacted over the past two years. 2011 and 2012 represented the worst years for reproductive freedom since the 1973 Supreme Court decision.

87: Percentage of U.S. counties that dont have an abortion clinic. At least four states North Dakota, South Dakota, Arkansas, Mississippi only have a single abortion clinic left.

45: By the time American women reach this age, nearly half of them will have had an unintended pregnancy at some point in their lives. About one in three will have had an abortion.
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(note: tried to put in a link to Guttmacher Institute but INternet Explorer can't open that cite... h-mmmmmm.)

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Rhiannon12866 Jan 2013 #1

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Thu Jan 24, 2013, 03:32 AM

1. K&R! And there's no attack on women's rights?!

After 40 years of progress...

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