Apr 9, 2020

The Pandemic Means More People May Be Giving Themselves Abortions

‘‘The airport closures mean that no pills are shipping out of the country during a time when requests to Aid Access may be reaching a peak. Aiken is currently analyzing data from the site for a forthcoming study on the effect of coronavirus on the service. In the meantime, Plan C cofounder Elisa Wells estimates that Gomperts is seeing at least twice the traffic to Aid Access—similar to the increase Plan C is experiencing—since many people find Gomperts’ service through their site. 

“Aid Access was the only safety net we had and, for the moment, it’s not available,” Aiken said. “People are going to have to look to other options.“

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