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  • Writer's pictureGeorgia Health Professionals for Reproductive Justice

Women will be the ones bearing this burden

As an OBGYN, I have cared for women who have experienced the firsthand effects of limited abortion care access. One of my patients presented after attempting to take her own life because she was unable to afford an abortion and suicide was preferable to having a child that she could not afford to care for. This was well before the current restrictive politics. It is horrifying for me to imagine the cases we will see if abortion access is lost. Our women will be the ones who bear this burden and the suffering it will cause.

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