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Testimony to Louisiana House Health and Welfare Committee on SCR61 by Senator Sharon Hewitt

Senator Sharon Hewitt has introduced a resolution (SCR 61) to recognize May 2020 as Louisiana Abortion Recovery Awareness Month. The language included in this resolution perpetuates stigma and lies about abortion that have been used to undermine access and shame people who have abortions.

New Guttmacher Data: LA has more abortion restrictions than every other state

Since 1973, the state of Louisiana has enacted 89 abortion restrictions, more—by far—than any other state in the nation. This number, newly released by Guttmacher Institute state policy analysts today, is key context for the March 4 Supreme Court oral arguments in June Medical Services v. Gee.