NIFLA on “Anti-abortion Pregnancy Centers Adapt to New Challenges, Face Increased Demand During Pandemic”

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“Anti-abortion pregnancy centers are working to adapt during the fight against COVID-19 as social distancing restrictions are limiting access to health services and narrowing the window of time to receive them.

That pressure has made unintended pregnancies more nerve-racking.

“An unintended pregnancy is stressful anyway — you add a pandemic and economic collapse onto that, and it’s even worse for them,” said Leslie Salazar-Carrillo, CEO of Pathway Health Clinic in San Diego, California.

The National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA), an affiliate network of more than 1,500 centers, sampled about 350 of their clinics and reported that 21 percent saw an increase in clients and patients, while 42 percent saw an increase in women seeking or open to abortions.”

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