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1 Dec 2023

Abortion Bans Lead to 32,000 More Births Than Expected

Following [the Supreme Court's Dobbs](https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-61928898) decision, a study estimates nearly a quarter of people seeking abortions were unable to access them. This situation resulted in states with bans seeing a 2.3% increase in fertility rates and 32,000 unexpected births in the first half of 2023. [Source](https://edition.cnn.com/2023/11/21/health/abortion-bans-increase-births/index.html)