Each year, a broad cross section of U.S. women obtain abortions. As of 2014, some 60% of women having abortions were in their 20s; 59% had one or more children; 86% were unmarried; 75% were economically disadvantaged; and 62% reported a religious affiliation. Sixty-three percent of Louisiana women ages 15-44 live in Parish with no abortion clinic.
Explore the links below for more information on the facts about abortion.
- Abortion Restrictions in Louisiana
- Center for Reproductive Rights' Lawsuit Challenging Seven Abortion Restrictions Passed in Louisiana in 2016
 Guttmacher Institute. State facts about abortion; 2017 [Louisiana,http://www.guttmacher.org/pubs/sfaa/louisiana.html, accessed 3/01/2016].