Self-Induced Abortions Shouldn't Be A Crime, Mass. Medical Society Says
May 07, 2018
Chelsea Conaboy and Carey Goldberg
At its latest meeting, the Massachusetts Medical Society took a new stand: Women who attempt to end a pregnancy on their own should not be considered criminals.
Self-induced abortion is explicitly banned in seven states, and more have laws on the books that could be used to prosecute women for self-induction, according to a recent report.