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The effectiveness of interpersonal efforts to stigmatize abortion

UCSF Bixby Center
New research from ANSIRH looks at crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs), run by groups with an anti-abortion mission, to see how interpersonal interactions matter in the stigmatization of abortion.

Trump rule gagging doctors is a threat to women's lives

CalMatters

Dr. Karen Meckstroth writes in CalMatters that new Title X family planning program regulations violate medical ethics and endanger patients' health. 

More US ob-gyns are providing abortion

UCSF Bixby Center
The quality of abortion care depends on all people being able to receive safe and timely care. A national survey conducted in 2016-17 found that the percentage of U.S. ob-gyns who provide abortion rose from 14% in 2009 to 24%.

Abortion restrictions can harm women. Let's follow evidence, not ideology, in 2019.

USA Today

Ushma Upadhyay highlights her research showing that abortion restrictions requiring that doctors have hospital admitting privileges harm women in an op-ed for USA Today

Two bills, one health plan: the Trump administration's latest attempt to restrict abortion access

The Hill
Sarah Wulf writes in The Hill that a proposed regulation of insurance coverage for abortion will confuse consumers, incentivize insurance providers to drop coverage and make it harder for women to access abortion care.

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Distinguished Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Director Emeritus and Senior Scholar, Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health

Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
 

Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
 

Fellow in Family Planning