Foreign Policy Examines History, Impacts Of Abortion Ban Under Communist Romania

Foreign Policy: What Actually Happens When a Country Bans Abortion
“…[O]pponents of the restrictive abortion laws currently being considered in the United States don’t need to look to fiction for admonitory examples of where these types of laws can lead. For decades, communist Romania was a real-life test case of what can happen when a country outlaws abortion entirely, and the results were devastating…” (MacKinnon, 5/16).