The 10 Most Dangerous Places to be a Woman in America

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The 10 Most Dangerous Places to be a Woman in America

July 5, 2013  |

 

Lately, the preferred strategy for reproductive rights opponents in the United States seems to be: if you can’t beat Roe v. Wade, then simply regulate around it.

Whether it’s the newly-imposed 72-hour waiting period for women seeking abortions in South Dakota, or Virginia’s Targeted Regulation of Abortion Provider (TRAP) law that shuttered a clinic [3] after 40 years in operation because the ventilation and temperature control systems required by the new regulations were simply too expensive — when it comes to undermining women’s autonomy and banning abortion in 2013, it’s all about petty bureaucracy.

The current battle playing out in Texas is only one example among dozens of states trying to bury abortion rights in red tape.

A roundup of some of the most dangerous places to be a woman in the United States…

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