Saturday, July 12, 2014

Guttmacher Institute: Abortion In The United States

In the following video, the Guttmacher Institute, a research and policy organization that focuses on sexual and reproductive health, answers the following questions: Who are the women who obtain abortions in the United States? Why do they decide to end a pregnancy? What are their social and economic circumstances? While considering social and economic inequities, the institute advocates, at a minimum, available contraception for all and comprehensive sex education for all adolescents. Further, while prevention is key, abortion is basic health care for women that should be covered by private insurance plans and public insurance programs such as Medicaid. Watch:

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