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With Child

posted on November 21, 2016

Harper’s Magazine’s Kiera Feldman reports on the difficulties women face in getting abortions in South Dakota, which has some of the nation’s most restrictive abortion laws. Feldman follows one woman as she considers her options. She writes, “South Dakota law requires facilities that provide abortions — including medication abortions — to obtain a special license from the Department of Health. Yet for patients like Ashley, the problem isn’t merely that the law makes it hard for doctors to perform the procedure; it is that few in Rapid City would be willing to.”

Read at Harper's Magazine