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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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.