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Abortion is Safe. Let's Keep it Safe.

Louise Melling,
Deputy Legal Director and Director of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Center for Liberty,
Cecile Richards,
Former President,
Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Planned Parenthood Action Fund
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May 23, 2014

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Today, abortion is an extremely safe procedure with a safety record of over 99 percent. Planned Parenthood and the ACLU are putting the pedal to the metal in states across the country to keep it this way.

This month, Planned Parenthood and the ACLU are working side by side in Alabama and Wisconsin to keep abortion restrictions from taking effect that could leave many women without a safe and legal option for the care they need. These states are attempting to enforce laws requiring doctors who provide abortions to obtain admitting privileges at local hospitals. There is no medical basis for these restrictions, which is why they are strongly opposed by doctors and medical groups.

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