Abortion Bans Have Consequences For Wanted Pregnancies, Too

Since the fall of Roe v. Wade, a dozen states have implemented laws banning or severely restricting abortion. Those laws have consequences for wanted pregnancies, too.

NPR’s Carrie Feibel brings us the story of a woman in Texas whose pregnancy took a sudden turn. Because of the state’s abortion law, her case became a medical crisis.

This episode also includes reporting from NPR’s Sarah McCammon and Melissa Block

In participating regions, you’ll also hear a local news segment to help you make sense of what’s going on in your community.

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