On June 24th, 2022, the Supreme Court decided in a historic and far-reaching decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. The decision has put abortion rights all over the country in jeopardy. As of August, over a dozen states have banned or mostly banned abortion.

The Supreme Court decision has acted as a catalyst for people all over the country to share their abortion stories. The Guttmacher Institute, one of two agencies that collects abortion statistics, states that in 2020, “there were 930,160 abortions nationwide, up from 916,460 in 2019.” (Pew Research Center, 2022) Many of us have been impacted by abortion rights in our lifetime, whether we realize it or not.

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