Pregnant Asians at Unique Risk in a Post-‘Roe’ World

Even before the overturning of Roe, Asian immigrants faced many barriers in accessing reproductive care. The end of Roe unquestionably impacts all Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities, with National Partnership for Women & Families estimating that 1.3 million AAPI women and birthing people live in states where their abortion rights are at risk. Asian Americans largely support abortion rights; according to the Pew Research Center, 74 percent of Asian American respondents favor legal abortion, the highest approval rating of any racial group. We know there is a lot at stake when our bodily autonomy, health, and economic outcomes are stripped away.


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January 19, 2023