Why the long wait?



This week MacKenzie Thayer joins us to talk about abortion laws, specifically those pertaining to waiting periods between counseling and procedures.

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References:

News articles

https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/politics/2017/10/02/3-day-abortion-waiting-period-upheld-iowa-judge/668072001/

https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/politics/2017/10/24/iowa-state-supreme-court-blocks-enforcement-abortion-waiting-period/796342001/

Research regarding waiting periods in other states

Roberts SCM, Belusa E, Turok DK, Combellick S, Ralph L. Do 72-Hour Waiting Periods and Two-Visit Requirements for Abortion Affect Women’s Certainty? A Prospective Cohort Study. Womens Health Issues. 2017;27(4):400-406.

Roberts SC, Turok DK, Belusa E, Combellick S, Upadhyay UD. Utah’s 72-Hour Waiting Period for Abortion: Experiences Among a Clinic-Based Sample of Women. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2016;48(4):179-187.

Sanders JN, Conway H, Jacobson J, Torres L, Turok DK. The Longest Wait: Examining the Impact of Utah’s 72-Hour Waiting Period for Abortion. Womens Health Issues. 2016;26(5):483-7.

White K, Demartelly V, Grossman D, Turan JM. Experiences Accessing Abortion Care in Alabama among Women Traveling for Services. Womens Health Issues. 2016;26(3):298-304.


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