David Albert Jones in the New York Times: The End of Roe Doesn’t Need to Increase Maternal Mortality

The New York Times has published a piece by our Director, David Albert Jones, challenging the common argument that restrictions on abortion are harmful to maternal health by pointing to the evidence from Europe which shows that it is “not necessary or inevitable that the overturning of Roe v Wade will lead to adverse health outcomes for women”.

At the same time he points out that the American states that are considering restricting abortion are those with a higher rate of maternal mortality. “If Mississippi and other red states wish to demonstrate that they are truly ‘pro-life’, then they must address their shameful levels of maternal mortality”. Be sure to have a read!

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