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1 Dec 2023

Abortion Bans Lead to 32,000 More Births Than Expected

Following [the Supreme Court's Dobbs]( 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](