Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
 

North America

“STATE POLICIES IN BRIEF”

'Choose Life' License Plates (PDF), January 2015

Abortion Policy in the Absence of Roe (PDF), January 2015

Abortion Reporting Requirements (PDF), January 2015

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POLICY ARTICLES

Beyond Preventing Unplanned Pregnancy: The Broader Benefits of Publicly Funded Family Planning Services   Also in PDF
Adam Sonfield, Guttmacher Policy Review, December 2014

Building It Is Not Enough: Family Planning Providers Poised for Key Role in Helping People Obtain Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act   Also in PDF
Kinsey Hasstedt, Guttmacher Policy Review, December 2014

Guarding Against Coercion While Ensuring Access: A Delicate Balance   Also in PDF
Rachel Benson Gold, Guttmacher Policy Review, September 2014

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RESEARCH ARTICLES

Return on Investment: A Fuller Assessment of the Benefits and Cost Savings of the US Publicly Funded Family Planning Program (PDF)
Frost JJ, Sonfield A, Finer LB, Milbank Quarterly, October 2014

Impact of the federal contraceptive coverage guarantee on out-of-pocket payments for contraceptives: 2014 update   Also in PDF
Adam Sonfield, Athena Tapales, Rachel K. Jones, Lawrence B. Finer, Contraception, September 2014

Secondary Measures of Access to Abortion Services in the United States, 2011 and 2012: Gestational Age Limits, Cost, and Harassment (PDF)
Jenna Jerman and Rachel K. Jones, Women's Health Issues, Volume 24, Issue 4, July 2014

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REPORTS

Unintended Pregnancy Rates at the State Level: Estimates for 2010 and Trends Since 2002 (PDF)
Kathryn Kost, January 2015

Contraceptive Needs and Services, August 2014

U.S. Teenage Pregnancies, Births and Abortions, 2010: National and State Trends by Age, Race and Ethnicity (PDF)
Kathryn Kost and Stanley Henshaw, June 2014

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VIDEO AND INFOGRAPHICS

In just the last 4 years, states have enacted 231 abortion restrictions, Infographic, January 2015

More than half of U.S. women of reproductive age live in states that are hostile or extremely hostile to abortion rights, Infographic, January 2015

The number of states considered hostile to abortion skyrocketed between 2000 and 2014, Infographic, January 2015

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