Planned Parenthood recently announced it would open its first mobile abortion clinic, which will cover the southern border of Illinois. The mobile clinic is a strategy intended to keep abortion safe and accessible to as many patients as possible, especially as states in the Midwest and the South aim to restrict the procedure.
Despite mobile clinics being operated out of states only where abortion remains protected by law, legal experts expect complicated interstate issues to arise. Professor Robin Fretwell Wilson, a health and family law expert, spoke to the Washington Post about the issue.
“You have the whole interstate problem: How can a blue state protect itself from the projection of red-state public policy into a blue state?” Wilson said. “We don’t know the answer yet, but Illinois is right in the crosshairs.”
Read the full article at washingtonpost.com.