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Abortion is still legal in Florida despite the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Still, state law creates hurdles to accessing abortions, including ones induced with medications more readily available in other states. (Robin Marty/Flickr)
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Medication abortion and other reproductive care is still legal in Florida. Here’s how to access it


Abortion pills and other services are legal in Florida despite the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade. But state law makes it harder to access them than in some other states. Doctors with Planned Parenthood want Floridians to know they are still providing reproductive health care in the state, including abortions. In the days since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, calls to Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida have “skyrocketed,” according to Chief Medical Officer Robyn Schickler. “Patients are calling, if they have appointments, seeing if they still have appointments, calling to see if we’re going to close,” Dr. Schickler said. “And then, even patients that were worried about birth control visits like, …
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