72% Of College Students Say Abortion Laws In State Where They Attend Factor In Staying
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- Nearly three-quarter of college students say abortion laws in the state in which they attend school are least “somewhat important” in their decision on whether to stay enrolled there, according to a new study.
- Seventy-two percent express such a view, according to the new Lumina Foundation and Gallup study.
- By age, 73% of those 18 to 24 and 70% of those 25 to 59 years old said state reproductive health laws are at least somewhat important in their decision.
- Nineteen states have moved to ban or restrict abortion following the 2022 Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, which ended decades of federal protections for abortion, with nine state having imposed a total ban.
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