Ozark Circle for Choice

A year without abortion in Arkansas: more sterilizations and continued struggles in maternal health

BY: and - June 26, 2023

A year after abortion effectively ended in Arkansas, more Arkansans than ever are seeking permanent sterilization, and abortion access groups have seen their costs increase. A renewed focus to implement policies experts say would improve maternal health saw mixed results, and Arkansas’ maternal mortality rate continues to be among the worst in the U.S. Arkansas […]