Boonstra H et al., Abortion in Women’s Lives, New York: Guttmacher , >. References: · pdf. [4] Guttmacher Institute, Laws affecting reproductive health and rights: from

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Orb are thus clustered within ideological groups and identities strongly defined by politics and religion, both of which are correlated with attitudes about abortion [ 18 ]. At some centers in Maryland and New York, staff have advised women that abortions are legal throughout pregnancy and told women they can take their time to statfcenter whether to undergo an abortion.

This finding suggests people who are against gay adoption regardless of their religious or political views likely have strong ideas about what U. Robinson GE et al. In her opinion, exposure to protesters may influence some women’s responses, given that women fill out the needs assessment form shortly after entering the clinic.

Attitudes and Decision Making Among Women Seeking Abortions at One U.S. Clinic

City of Baltimore Ordinance 09— Dec. All of the data used in this study came from clients of one large U. Our Team Awards 10 years of Women on Waves !

Americans United for Life,pp. The manuscript will undergo copyediting, typesetting, and rog of the resulting proof before it is published in its final citable form.

The Public Health Risks of Crisis Pregnancy Centers | Guttmacher Institute

Background Since the Supreme Court handed down its decisions in Roe v. State Policies on Abortion.


They are not mutually exclusive and could be pursued in concert. Conclusions It was not the goal of this study to follow the emotional outcomes of women following an abortion, or to provide evidence supporting the implementation of a particular needs assessment tool or a specific model for educating staecenter counseling abortion patients. Author manuscript; available in PMC Nov 1.

Crisis pregnancy centers have been the focus of investigation by federal, state and local lawmakers, as well as by reproductive choice prochoice advocacy groups, and have been subject to attempts at municipal regulation.

Please note that during the production process errors may be discovered which could affect the content, and all legal disclaimers that apply to the journal pertain. Dennis Spiba, et al.

Disclaimer The views expressed in this publication do not necessarily reflect those of the Guttmacher Institute. For reasons described by the director of counseling, we may have overestimated the proportion of women with low confidence in their decision to terminate their pregnancies. How can I get S;ib_oal

Teret and Jon S. Open in a separate window. The results can guide the provision of preabortion counseling in other clinics. Laws affecting reproductive health and rights: Restrictions on Medicaid Funding for Abortions: Accessed August 16, from https: Changing frameworks in attitudes toward abortion. Ease in general decision making was associated with high confidence about the abortion decision.

The following table highlights the statecnter provisions of these state laws. They either had already miscarried, had not been pregnant or had an ectopic pregnancy. Less is known about whether that political activity has extended to public opinion on abortion in Texas, especially in the national context of increasing partisanship.


Abortion and Young People in the United States – Advocates for Youth

Clinicians may thus have more public support for their services than the divided political climate would suggest. Additionally, our measure of general decisiveness may not be an unbiased measure of difficulty making decisions, because it asks the woman to describe her decision-making abilities in general, while she is deciding about the abortion. Jones RK et al.

Multivariate logistic regression was used to identify variables associated with women’s high confidence in their abortion decision, controlling for basic demographic variables as well as characteristics of the pregnancy and abortion decision.

An Overview of Abortion Laws

Subsequent multivariate analyses treated as the reference category, representing differences before and after the legislation. Most states allow the purchase of additional abortion coverage at an additional cost. Abstract Objective Over the past five years, Texas has become a hotbed of debate on abortion rights and restrictions.

Finally, women may be less likely to divulge negative feelings about abortion if they think that revealing ambivalence may result in their being turned down for a desired abortion.

Boonstra H et al. During orrg study year, 4, abortions were sought by women who reported believing in God or a higher power.