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The Women on The Frontlines of Abortion Care in the Deep South
By Stassa Edwards | June 23, 2023

When the Dobbs v. Jackson decision dropped one year ago tomorrow, it had immediate impact on the lives of millions of people—particularly those in the South, where trigger laws swiftly went into effect in Kentucky and Louisiana, then Texas, Alabama, and Mississippi, abortion is now banned with few exceptions. And with that, patients found themselves turning to an unlikely place: Florida.

What Happens If Abortion in the South Vanishes?

Vice News | By Carter Sherman | April 14, 2023

If you thought the end of Roe was bad, just wait for the end of Southern abortion access.

Florida Non-Profit Plans To “Fly People North” For Abortions

Florida News | By Joel Malkin | July 5, 2022

The president of Emergency Medical Assistance, or EMA in West Palm Beach, says her organization is working under the assumption that they are going to be flying people to states with looser abortion laws…

Harriette Glasner’s grit: How her diamond-studded bracelet could keep abortion rights alive

Palm Beach Post | By Jane Musgrave | June 25, 2022

Realizing many women were in precarious situations and no one was helping them, the wealthy Palm Beach woman sold a platinum diamond-studded bracelet. Today, 20 years after Glasner’s death, the fund she established from the sale of her expensive trinket is key to efforts to make sure women continue to have access to abortions.

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