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The Guttmacher Institute collects state-level data on publicly funded family planning services, unintended and teen pregnancy, and abortion. The Institute also tracks and analyzes state policies regarding abortion rights and access, minors’ access to services, funding for contraceptive services, sex and HIV education, and other topics related to sexual and reproductive health and rights.

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There has been a widespread assault on abortion rights and access at the state level. Since 1973, states have enacted well over 1,300 abortion restrictions, with a record 108 new restrictions enacted in 2021 alone.