Host of The Stakes Kai Wright visits the Alabama Women's Center, one of three remaining abortion providers in the state—and the sole provider within 150 miles. Alabama passed the nation's most restrictive abortion law in May—a law that would make the providers at this clinic into felons. It was one of a dozen states that have passed new abortion restrictions already this year. But from the vantage of the Alabama Women's Center, the story of abortion access in 2019 is revealed to be the story of gerrymandering in 2010. More than a third of all restrictions placed on abortion have been put in place since that election.
We speak to:
- Dr. Yashica Robinson and nurse LaShonda Pinchon of the Alabama Women's Center
- Rep. Laura Hall, Alabama statehouse
WNYC’s health coverage and The Stakes is supported in part by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Jane and Gerald Katcher and the Katcher Family Foundation, and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
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