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No, abortion is not illegal in any part of the United States. Abortion has been legal in all 50 states since 1973, when the Supreme Court ruled in favor of abortion rights in Roe vs. Wade.

However, across the country, there are different rules in different states about abortion. While abortion is technically legal, it can sometimes be hard to access, and rules like waiting periods and mandatory counseling can make it more difficult to get an abortion.  

If you or someone you know wants to have an abortion, help is available. Your nearest Planned Parenthood health center can give you all the information you need.  


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