Pro-Abortion Report Decries “Onslaught” of Pro-Life Laws in 2017

Despite making some “positive progress,” reproductive rights at the state level have suffered many more “ongoing assaults,” according to a report released last week by the pro-abortion Guttmacher Institute. The first, and much shorter, part of the report describes the “progress” which pro-abortion activists have made in state legislatures. The developments mentioned include increased contraceptive insurance coverage, easier access to contraceptives without a prescription, and new measures focusing on opioid use among pregnant women. Only one insubstantial paragraph at the end of the section even mentions abortion: Three states also moved to protect access to abortion. Delaware enacted a comprehensive