Women Should Have Access To Safe, Legal Abortions

MSNBC: What happens without legal abortion
Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights

“…Over the last two decades, 35 countries have liberalized their abortion laws, according to a new report and updated World’s Abortion Laws map from the Center for Reproductive Rights. … That progress is critical. The reality is restrictive abortion laws result in 22 million clandestine, unsafe abortions annually — killing nearly 50,000 women each year. … A woman’s access to critical health care is a fundamental human right that shouldn’t vary depending on where she lives. Thirty-five nations have moved in the right direction. It’s time for the rest of the world to catch up” (10/7).

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