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Here are the latest articles from USAFacts on abortion in the United States, including information on trigger laws, new restrictions, and expanded protections. Read on and explore the government metrics below to ground your discussions on this topic in facts.
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How many reported abortions are there nationwide? What are the ages, races/ethnicities, and locations of people getting the procedure? How many children do people have before obtaining an abortion? Explore the historical metrics below and then dive deeper with more data here.
Whether it's an analysis of newly released government data or articles complete with years of contextual metrics, explore the metrics on the past and present of abortions in the United States.
A Supreme Court ruling addressing the right to an abortion will be released by July at the latest.
More than 57,000 abortions, 10% of the total reported, were provided to pregnant people who traveled outside of their home states for an abortion in 2019.
In the first quarter of the year, several states passed new abortion laws either restricting or expanding the procedure.
At least sixteen states passed laws restricting abortion access in 2021.