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IN THE NAME OF “informed consent,” states have put up various obstacles for women seeking to end a pregnancy—from waiting periods and mandatory ultrasounds, to counseling that includes discredited information about psychological impacts, breast cancer risk, and the ability of a fetus to feel pain.
Fetal Pain Counseling
Mandatory Waiting Periods
Abortion Breast Cancer Link
Source: Guttmacher Institute