Cecile Richards: Restricting access to safe, legal abortion care does not lower abortion rates.
Posted on January 16, 2013
Cecile Richards, President, Planned Parenthood Federation of America
In countries where abortion is illegal ─ which we are close to becoming ─ abortion rates are actually higher…Evidence shows that restricting access to safe, legal abortion care does not lower abortion rates. It just forces women to search for clandestine and unsafe abortion.