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Women Don’t Need Legislators To Make Abortion Decisions For Them, Study Confirms

In recent years, anti-abortion rights legislators across the country have done a very good job of enacting mandatory waiting periods and counseling sessions under the guise that women need more time to fully consider their decisions. But new research shows ? yet again ? that such laws are rooted in a false narrative. Not only are women certain about their decision to have an abortion; many are more certain than people facing other health care decisions, like whether to have reconstructive knee surgery.
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