Feb 23, 2022
Ms. Magazine

Telemedicine Abortion Provider Rebecca Gomperts Gets Abortion Pills Into the Hands of Those Who Need Them: ‘It’s a Privilege’

The main reason abortion is so controversial in the U.S.? “Because if you can prevent abortion, you can keep people poor,” said Dutch physician and medication abortion pioneer Rebecca Gomperts. “And when you keep people poor, you can control them.”

Four years ago, Dutch physician Rebecca Gomperts founded Aid Access to provide telemedicine abortion to people in the United States for a sliding scale fee up to $150. The Austria-based organization serves people in all 50 states, including the 19 states that currently prohibit telemedicine abortion.

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