Abortion bans stop women from getting essential, life-saving healthcare.
State abortion bans are preventing cancer patients from getting chemotherapy
Affidavits in Ohio show people had to leave the state for abortions before they could get cancer treatment. It’s an issue across the country.
…In at least two cases, cancer patients have been blocked from receiving treatment until their pregnancies were terminated — and getting an abortion required them to leave the state.
The cases underscore how abortion bans — even those with exceptions to save the life of the pregnant person — have upended patients’ lives and limited doctors’ abilities to provide essential medical treatments….