Why Did They Seek Abortions There? How Abortion Bans Threaten Women’s Lives

Patty Skuster and Susan Schewel write on RH Reality Check: “It became tragically clear this week that hurdles to safe, legal abortion can prove life threatening. In West Philadelphia, Karnamaya Mongar lost her life in the horrific facility where Dr. Kermit Gosnell killed and maimed immigrant women and women of color seeking to end unwanted pregnancies. She is one of tens of thousands of poor women who die every year at the hands of butchers and quacks.”