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Paducah Roe rally abortion
Derek Operle
With abortion’s legal status in Kentucky being litigated after the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade rendered it illegal in nearly every instance in the state, leadership for the state’s abortion funds say they will remain committed to financially supporting people seeking the procedure.
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Julie Edwards, a patient advocacy program manager with Planned Parenthood of Tennessee and North Mississippi, had a self-managed abortion as a teenager and said they will become more common and can be safe.
Rachel Lacovone
Reproductive rights proponents worry about the risk of counseling those who seek medication abortions, though they've published online support techniques and guides for safe use of the drugs.
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