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A race to teach abortion procedures, before the bans begin

Juin 20, 2022 | By Nick Anderson in The Washington Post
This article was originally published in The Washington Post on June 20, 2022. You can access the original article here:


Shelbie Fishman, 24, from Rockville, Md., is the co-leader of a group called Medical Students for Choice at Washington University. Missouri has a “trigger ban” that puts abortion rights in jeopardy. But Fishman said she and her classmates feel comfortable on the St. Louis campus talking about abortion as health care, “depoliticizing it, trying to strip it down to what it really is.” She is also glad a state that protects abortion rights, and abortion training, is just across the Mississippi River. “We definitely view Illinois as a safe haven,” she said.


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