Overturning Roe V. Wade: Here’s How It Could Threaten Birth Control Access - News Summed Up

Overturning Roe V. Wade: Here’s How It Could Threaten Birth Control Access


ToplineThe Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade Friday and gave states license to ban abortion—increasing the likelihood that many contraception methods like birth control pills and Plan B could be targeted next, which some lawmakers have already suggested they want to do. That’s the share of U.S. adults in an April Morning Consult poll who said states should provide free access to birth control if Roe v. Wade is overturned. Large majorities—including approximately half of Republicans—say they’d support making birth control even more accessible if abortion is restricted, with 65% backing increased public funding for family planning and birth control services and 62% favoring requirements for all employer health insurance plans to cover birth control. News PegThe Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on Friday as part of a case concerning Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban and whether states can restrict the procedure even before a fetus is viable. Further ReadingOverturning Roe V. Wade: Here’s How It’ll Impact Reproductive Healthcare — Beyond Abortion (Forbes)Overturning Roe V. Wade: Here’s How It Could Impact Fertility Treatments And IVF (Forbes)


Source: Forbes June 25, 2022 13:32 UTC



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