Over Half of U.S. Black Women Have No Abortion Access

57%

“Nearly 7 million of the country’s 11.8 million Black women of reproductive age live in states with abortion restrictions or plans to implement them,” NBC News reports. “According to the report, 57% of Black women ages 15 to 49 (which the organizations consider reproductive age) live in states with bans or threats to abortion access, which have increased in the two years since the Supreme Court overturned the landmark Roe v. Wade decision.”

64% of Voters in Seven Swing States Favor Abortion Access

64%

Time: “Across nearly every faith and in all but five states, a majority of Americans support at least some access to abortion. That’s a major conclusion of a new massive survey of 22,000 people from the Public Religion Research Institute. … In the seven battleground states that are expected to define the presidential race—Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Nevada, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin—a collective 64% of residents say abortion should be legal in all or most cases.”

2023 Saw Record Number of Abortions in U.S.

1,026,690

A new study found the U.S. saw its highest number of abortions in over a decade during 2023, despite the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down Roe v. Wade and the subsequent wave of state-level bans on the procedure. One factor behind the increase is the increased availability of abortion drugs like mifepristone, which accounted for 63% of all abortions last year.