Surge in U.S. demand for Dutch abortion pills after Roe v. Wade decision

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(Refiling to correct name of group to “Aid Access” instead of “Access Aid” in paragraphs 2 and) By Stephanie van den Berg AMSTERDAM (Reuters) -Demand for a Dutch service offering abortion pills surged more than fourfold after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade, a women’s rights campaigner said on Thursday. Requests for help via the Aid Access website, which offers abortion consultations remotely and ships medication from overseas to women in the United States, jumped from roughly 600 to 700 to more than 4,000, Rebecca Gomperts, a physician, told Reuters in an interview. “After the …

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