• 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)