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August 13, 2022, Illinois abortion clinic ‘inundated’ with out-of-state patients, MSNBC

July 28, 2022, Illinois clinics ramp up aid for women seeking abortions across state lines, PBS NewsHour

July 25, 2022, Illinois sees a surge in abortion patients as neighboring states pass restrictions, NBC Nightly News 

July 21, 2022, Abortion clinic in Illinois sees calls, walk-ins increase following Roe v. Wade reversal, KSDK

July 18, 2022, Dispatches From an Abortion Island, Slate

July 11, 2022, Abortion providers are trying to open new clinics as close as possible to states with bans, 19th News

July 5, 2022, Inside an Absolutely Slammed Abortion Clinic in a Blue State, VICE

July 1, 2022, Abortion-rights advocates in the 13 trigger law states refuse to give up post-Roe, NPR

June 27, 2022, Understanding Reproductive Care And Civil Rights In Post-Roe America   , NPR 1A

June 24, 2022, ‘New era’ or ‘dark day’? Americans divided as they react to Supreme Court overturning Roe., USA Today

June 24, 2022, Abortion Patients Crossing State Lines May Hit Tens of Thousands – Bloomberg, Bloomberg

May 7, 2022, The House Built for the Day Roe Falls, Harper’s Bazaar

Dec 7, 2021, Could Illinois become a national asylum for abortion seekers?, Illinois Public Radio

Dec 2, 2021, Illinois Abortion Clinics Are Preparing for a Potential Post-Roe WorldWall Street Journal

November 2, 2021, Teens seeking abortions in Illinois won’t need parental notification in 2022, St. Louis Public Radio

October 22, 2021, Thousands already come to Illinois for abortions. Thousands more could soon join them., Belleville News-Democrat

October 21, 2021, Metro East has become a destination for reproductive rights, The Telegraph

October 18, 2021, Metro East abortion providers feel ripple effects of Texas ban, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

September 27, 2021, Abortion funds, providers prepared for threats and abortion restrictions long before Texas rule was upheld, The Daily Egyptian

September 16, 2021, “No bans, no bounties,” Illinois Times

September 13, 2021, Southern Illinois clinics ‘brace for impact’ as more states attempt to ban early abortions, The Southern Illinoisan

September 3, 2021, Texas Effectively Bans Abortion, St. Louis-Area Clinics Spring Into Action, Riverfront Times

August 4, 2021 The last clinic, ABC News

September 16, 2020, Granite City Rejects Proposed Fence Intended To Shield Women Seeking Reproductive Services, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

September 1, 2020, This Is A Story About Abortion, No One Will Read It, Jezabel

April 6, 2020, When the Abortion Clinic Is Open, but You Have No Way to Get There, Rewire News

March 24, 2020, Thanks to Coronavirus, Abortion Clinics Are under Attack–Again, Bitch Media

March 13, 2020, What the Equal Rights Amendment Means to Abortion Providers, Rewire News

March 4, 2020, I Had to Drive Hours to Another State to Get an Abortion, People

March 4, 2020, Open Letter to the Louisiana State Legislature, Center for Reproductive Rights

February 11, 2020, The Families Caught in the Middle of the War Over Abortion After a Down Syndrome Diagnosis, Vice News

January 22, 2020, The End of ‘Roe’ Could Birth a New Movement, Dame Magazine

December 23, 2019, Indie Abortion Clinics Can’t Be Replaced, but They’re Dying Out, Vice News

December 11, 2019, Untold Story’: Independent Abortion Clinics Are Closing at a Rapid Pace‘, Rewire News

November 22, 2019, Women flocking to Illinois for abortions, providers work to keep up, News Channel 20

November 21, 2019, In Illinois, Struggles Putting Pro-Choice Legislation Into Action, Rewire News

October 22, 2019, “New Illinois Abortion Clinic Anticipates Post-Roe World”, New York Times

October 16, 2019, “Tulsi Gabbard’s Stance on Abortion Is Stuck in the ‘90s”, Vice News

October 4, 2019, “Planned Parenthood is Opening a Large Clinic in Illinois”, Now This News


October 2, 2019, “New Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinic In Fairview Heights Was Built In Secret”, Belleville News Democrat

October 2, 2019, “New abortion clinic going up in Illinois, near St. Louis”, Associated Press

September 16, 2019, “Abortion Patients Across the South Are Traveling to North Carolina for Care”, Rewire News

September 9, 2019, “New abortion clinic going up in Illinois, near St. Louis”, St. Louis Post Dispatch

August 8, 2019, “Pro-Choice Groups Are Changing Their Strategy for a New Era of Attacks on Abortion”, Vice News

August 7, 2019, “To Ashcroft: Do your job and write the ballot language for voters to speak”, St.Louis American

July 1, 2019, “The Road to Abortion Is Paved With Bad Bus Routes”, Talk Poverty

June 28, 2019, “Order: Abortions can continue at Missouri’s lone clinic”, Daily Mail

June 25, 2019, “Missouri’s only abortion clinic continues fight over license”, Washington Post

June 20, 2019, “Two Abortion Clinics, 20 Minutes and a Legal Universe Apart”, The Wall Street Journal

June 14, 2019, “L’Illinois, terre d’accueil pour l’IVG”, LeMonde

June 12, 2019, “Pritzker signs Reproductive Health Act, making Illinois most progressive state on abortion”, Belleville News Democrat

June 12, 2019, “Illinois and Missouri are neighbors, but worlds apart on abortion”, ABC News

June 10, 2019, “Inside the Illinois abortion clinic that could become the nearest option for women in St. Louis and beyonds”, Chicago Tribune

June 7, 2019, “Neighboring States Are Bracing for an Influx of Missouri Abortion Patients”, VICE News

June 7, 2019, ““Abortion” searches reach record highs”, GateHouse Media

June 6, 2019, “Missouri abortion law causing anxiety, confusion, Granite City clinic says”, The SouthSider

June 6, 2019, “Missouri forcing invasive pelvic exam on women seeking abortion”, Rachel Maddow

June 6, 2019, “Ashcroft called ‘coward’ for rejecting referendum on abortion ban, will face legal challenge”, St. Louis American

June 6, 2019, “Illinois Abortion Provider Prepares For Influx Of Patients From Missouri”, WBUR

June 6, 2019, “Inside a Missouri abortion clinic under siege: sobbing, breakdowns and conflicted doctors”, Los Angeles Times

June 5, 2019, ” What Missouri’s Fight Over Abortion Means For An Illinois Clinic Across The River”, NPR

June 4, 2019, “Illinois Abortion Providers Could Be Strained If St. Louis Clinic Closes”, St. Louis Public Radio

June 2, 2019, “The shifting geography of abortion: Missouri women looking to Illinois, Kansas for care”, Kansas City Star

June 1, 2019, “Threat to Missouri abortion clinic leaves neighboring providers scrambling”, The Guardian

May 31, 2019, “For Millions of American Women, Abortion Access Is Out of Reach”, New York Times

May 31, 2019, “As Missouri’s Last Abortion Provider Nears Closing, Neighboring Clinics Prepare”, NPR

May 30, 2019, “What The Possible End Of Abortions In Missouri Means For Neighboring States “, KMOV

May 30, 2019, “How Laws And Lawsuits Are Changing Abortion Access In Missouri “, St. Louis Public Radio

May 30, 2019, “The Anti-Abortion Strategy Closing the Last Clinic in Missouri Is Sneakier Than a Ban “, Mother Jones

May 30, 2019, “Panic And Confusion As Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic Is Poised To Close, “, Huffington Post

May 29, 2019, “In St. Louis, abortion rights advocates are offering women rides to out-of-state appointments”, KSDK

May 29, 2019, “Up First”, NPR

May 29, 2019, “Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic Faces Imminent Closure. Meet One of the OB-GYNs Fighting Back”, Democracy Now!

May 29, 2019, “If Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic Closes, Clinics In Nearby States May Be Overwhelmed”, Glamour

May 28, 2019, “What closing Missouri’s last abortion clinic will mean for neighboring states”, Kaiser Health News

May 28, 2019, “Missouri might be the first state without an abortion clinic since 1973”, KMOX

May 28, 2019, “Illinois House passes abortion bill on day last Missouri clinic says it may close”, Belleville News Democrat

May 24, 2019, “A Doctor Explains How Missouri’s Abortion Ban Is Already Hurting Women”, Huffington Post

May 22, 2019, “Our doors remain open”, St. Louis American

May 21, 2019, “Across US, and in St. Louis, activists protest new wave of abortion bans”, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

May 18, 2019, “Missouri Republicans Rush to Criminalize Abortion Care”, Truthout

May 16, 2019, “Missouri Republicans Rush to Criminalize Abortion Care”, Rewire News

May 16, 2019, “Patients seeking abortion forced to go to Illinois”, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

May 16, 2019, “I Used to Think Abortion Was Murder. Now I Work at an Abortion Clinic.”, Rewire News

May 16, 2019, “Q&A: What would Missouri lawmakers’ abortion bill really do? That answer and more”, Kansas City Star

May 15, 2019, “‘The Time Is Now’: States Are Rushing to Restrict Abortion, or to Protect It”, The New York Times

May 11, 2019, “What Happens When an Activist Bullies Anti-abortion Protesters”, The Atlantic

May 9, 2019, “State legislators must act to protect reproductive health care”, Advantage News

April 18, 2019, “The Abortion Wars, Part 2: The Illinois Option”, The Daily

April 17, 2019, “The Abortion Wars, Part 1: The Last Clinic in Missouri”, The Daily

April 16, 2019, “Two States, Two Stark Realities for Abortion Care Patients”, Rewire News

April 11, 2019, “Illinois billboard welcomes drivers from Missouri to state where they can get ‘a safe, legal abortion”, The Hill

April 11, 2019, “New billboard welcomes people to Illinois, ‘where you can get a safe, legal abortion”, Belleville News Democrat

April 9, 2019, “Letter to the Editor: Illinois Can’t Continue to Criminalize Women Seeking Healthcare”, Riverbender

April 9, 2019, “Clinic erects pro-choice billboard at Missouri border: ‘Welcome to Illinois, where you can get a safe, legal abortion”, Yahoo News

April 9, 2019, “Illinois Billboard Takes Jab at Missouri’s Restrictive Abortion Laws”, Riverbender

April 8, 2019, “Illinois Billboard Jabs at Missouri Abortion Laws”, Riverfront Times

April 8, 2019, “New billboard: “Welcome to Illinois, where you can get a safe, legal abortion”, ABC News Channel 20

April 8, 2019, “Illinois billboard touts ‘safe, legal abortion’ in hit against Missouri’s pro-life laws”, Fox News

April 5, 2019, “Billboard near St. Louis border, advocates for safe, legal abortion”, Missouri Times

March 14, 2019, “Opinion: From the Clinic to the Capitol”, Missouri Times

February 16, 2019, “Missouri’s GOP is pushing a wave of abortion bills this session. Here’s a roundup.”, Springfield News-Leader

February 13, 2019, “Missouri Lawmaker Wants to Change Abortion Laws in the State”, Ozarks First

February 12, 2019, “Emotions high as House committee hears heartbeat abortion bill”, KOMU

February 12, 2019, “Emotions high as House committee hears heartbeat abortion bill”, Columbia Missourian

February 12, 2019, “Anti-abortion proposals begin to move through the Missouri House”, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

December 13, 2017. ANSIRH publishes findings in the Journal of Adolescent Health about patients’ access to abortion care after the implementation of the parental notification requirement in Illinois. This research was a collaborative effort with Hope Clinic. Study well summarized in these articles. “Parental Notification laws delay care, study finds” and “Laws claiming to improve the health and well-being of minors considering abortion could put them at risk”

April 3, 2017, Hope Clinic is featured prominently in the documentary “Abortion: Stories Women Tell.” Available at anytime on HBO GO, HBO

March 29, 2017, “Former Chicago doctor talks backlash in abortion documentary airing on HBO”, Chicago Tribune

March 10, 2017, “I Found Fulfillment and Family as an Abortion Provider”, Rewire

August 16, 2016, “Tracy Droz Tragos on her new film and what Donald Trump would mean for abortion rights”, New York Magazine

August 12, 2016, “What It’s Like to Provide Abortions Where Access is Almost Non-Existent”, Huffington Post

August 11, 2016, “Review: Beyond the Politics”, New York Times

August 10, 2016, “Documentary Highlights Those Left Out of the Abortion Debate: the Women Who Have Them”, St Louis Public Radio

August 9, 2016, “Why Women Can’t Afford to Be Complacent about Abortion Rights”, PopSugar.com

June 27, 2016, “Illinois Abortion Provider Sees How Missouri Laws Hurt Women”, Riverfront Times