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What Happens To Women Who Are Denied Abortions?

posted on June 14, 2013

Joshua Lang, in The New York Times Magazine, reports on an ongoing study which seeks to chart what the outcomes for women who were denied abortions. Lang notes that Diana Greene Foster, who is conducting the study as an associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of California, is breaking new ground. “[N]o one had done it before. Since Roe v. Wade was decided in 1973, the debate over abortion has focused primarily on the ramifications of having one. … Lost in the controversy, however, is the flip side of the question. What, Foster wondered, could the women who did not have the abortions they sought tell us about the women who did?”

Read at The New York Times