LEARN THE FACTS
- 1 in 3 women will have an abortion in their lifetime.
- Nearly 50% of all pregnancies are unplanned.
Mississippi only has one remaining abortion clinic.
Nearly 90% of counties in the United States do not have an abortion provider.
In Mississippi, abortion would be illegal if Roe v. Wade was overturned. Read more about what would happen in your state at Guttmacher Institute.
The risk of death associated with childbirth is about 10 times as high as that associated with abortion.
The best way to reduce the need for abortion is to reduce the number of unintended pregnancies.
Eighty-eight percent of abortions are performed during the first trimester of pregnancy.
Sourced from the Guttmacher Institute (https://www.guttmacher.org/fact-sheet/induced-abortion-united-states)