With Roe on the precipice, Americans are having more abortions

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New data from the Guttmacher Institute shows the number of U.S. abortions rose in 2020, reversing a decades-long trend toward declining numbers. Pictured here is a Planned Parenthood center in 2018 in Chicago, Illinois — a state whose increase in abortion was partly due to patients crossing the border from Missouri, which has more abortion restrictions.

New data from the Guttmacher Institute shows the number of abortions rose in 2020, reversing a decades-long trend toward declining numbers.

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