The Court relied heavily on scientific evidence in deciding Whole Woman’s Health v Hellerstedt.

How interpersonal interactions affect doctors’ provision of and referrals for abortion care.

Levels of certainty were comparable to, and often higher than, levels of certainty found in other studies on health care decision making.

Read the new opinion piece by ANSIRH's Dan Grossman in US News & World Report.

The Abortion Onscreen project examines how abortion provision was portrayed on TV from 2005 – 2014.

Carole Joffe comments on the decision and anticipates the road ahead.

After the law went into effect in 2011, women were three times more likely to require additional medical treatments to complete their abortions.

"...we owe it to those serving our country to make available to them the full spectrum of necessary reproductive health services," say ANSIRH's Dan Grossman and Carole Joffe in a letter published in the New York Times.

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Kimport K, Weitz TA, Freedman LR The Stratified Legitimacy of Abortions. November 2016. Journal of Health and Social Behavior, [Epub ahead of print].
Grossman D The Use of Public Health Evidence in Whole Woman’s Health v Hellerstedt. November 2016. JAMA Internal Medicine, [Epub ahead of print].
Kimport K, Dehlendorf C, Borrero S Patient-Provider Conversations about Sterilization: A Qualitative Analysis. November 2016. Contraception, [Epub ahead of print].

Banner photos: Image from Reign (CW) © 2016 The CW Television Network; Supreme Court image by Joe Ravi [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons; All-Options Pregnancy Resource Center by Backline Bloomington; Dr. Dan Grossman speaking at the North American Forum on Family Planning © Michael Rubottom Photography.

Research category photos: Abortion photo © Can Stock Photo Inc. / Mark Adams, Rocketclips. Contraception photo © Cindy Chew for ANSIRH. Culture image part of an infographic designed for ANSIRH by Jessica Harrington, with art direction by Kate Giambrone and Julianna Johnson. International photo courtesy Stew and Vee Carrington via Creative Commons license. Policy photo courtesy of Heather Ault (modified and cropped). Turnaway photo © Jana Carrey for ANSIRH.

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