New Guttmacher Video Tackles Misconceptions About Women Who Choose Abortion

By Rachel Walden |

There are plenty of stereotypes about women who have abortions, and things most people don’t realize – such as that the majority of women having abortions are already mothers. The true picture is apparent in the CDC abortion surveillance data, but let’s face it – these detailed reports aren’t exactly catchy or easy reading.

The Guttmacher Institute has put out a much simpler version of the facts about women who have abortion in the United States, with clear information about who has abortions, and a call for better access to prevention, comprehensive sex education, and abortion coverage through insurance and for low-income women.

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  1. none says:

    “and things most people don’t realize – such as that the majority of women having abortions are already mothers. ”

    Those who oppose abortion already realize that every woman with child is already a mother.