Abortion After Roe: Long Road Trips and Crowded Clinics

If Roe v. Wade falls, 26 states will likely ban abortion, forcing pregnant women to travel long distances to reach their nearest abortion clinics—if they can afford it.

Clinics in destination states would be unlikely to have the capacity to accommodate all the new patients and that many destination states also have onerous restrictions that increase barriers to abortion, such as waiting periods, two-trip requirements and parental consent.