What are the recent changes to abortion access?

On June 24, the 2022 Supreme Court reversed the 1973 Supreme Court decision on Roe vs. Wade, which said that states can’t ban abortion if a fetus could not survive outside the womb.

Minutes later, Missouri’s attorney general, Eric Schmitt, signed the state’s “trigger ban” law*.

Missouri now bans all abortions, unless the life or health of a pregnant person is in danger. The law targets abortion providers by making it a class B felony to induce an abortion. Clinics or health providers prosecuted under the law could also lose their medical licenses. 

*What is a trigger law? trigger law is a law that goes into effect when a specific event or condition occurs.

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1. What are the recent changes to abortion access?
2. Are there any changes in accessing birth control, Plan B or IVF?
3. Is there a plan to take away Plan B?
4. Can pharmacies refuse to give me a medication?
5. What kind of medical care is available in emergencies?
6. Will I be arrested if I go to another state for an abortion?
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