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Donate to an Abortion Fund Right Now

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The Senate just confirmed Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. It is just one month after she was nominated by Donald Trump. The presidential election is in one week.

By now, you’ve likely heard Democrats and reproductive-rights activists sound the alarm on Barrett’s views on abortion. Her record certainly indicates that Roe v. Wade could be imperiled with her confirmation to the court: She is supported by anti-choice fundraising organization the Susan B. Anthony List; she has given talks to multiple right-to-life groups at Notre Dame; she has signed a letter calling Roe “barbaric.” (During her confirmation hearing, she refused to comment directly on the ruling, demurring, “I can’t express views on cases. I can’t pre-commit.”)

If Roe is overturned, lawmakers in 22 states could ban abortion outright, immediately. People in 11 more states are at risk of losing their right to abortion because it is not protected by state law. That leaves tens of millions of Americans, mostly in a huge block of southern and midwestern states, hundreds of miles from the nearest abortion provider. And Republicans have already been chipping away at access in these states for years, making abortion virtually inaccessible even if technically legal.

If you’re feeling terrified and want to take action, the best thing you can do is donate to an abortion fund: an on-the-ground organization that helps arrange and pay for abortion care for patients who need it. In states where access has been whittled away almost entirely, these funds also help pay for transportation and lodging for patients who have to travel hours, sometimes crossing state lines, just to access health care.

The list of a funds below is roughly ordered by how dire the situation in their respective states is, according to the Center for Reproductive Rights’ “What If Roe Fell?” report. Statistics shown are provided by NARAL. Of these states, ten have so-called post-Roe “trigger laws,” which would automatically take effect, outlawing abortion entirely or almost entirely the second Roe is struck down. Nine states still have pre-Roe unenforced bans on the books; nine have passed unconstitutional post-Roe restrictions, such as bans on abortion as early as six weeks. Although these are currently blocked by courts, they could be brought back into effect with a court order, and would take effect if Roe were overturned. It should be noted that funds are listed next to the states in which they are based, but many funds help people seeking care from multiple states. If you are interested in finding out where exactly a fund operates, visit its website.

But even with Roe still standing, in every state listed below, access is already incredibly restricted. Here’s where you can donate, if you’d like:

Hostile (states with lawmakers who will likely try to prohibit abortion):

West Virginia: West Virginia FREE Choice Fund, Holler Health Justice
West Virginia has just one abortion clinic, and 90 percent of women in the state live in counties with no provider. An amendment to the West Virginia Constitution, passed in 2018, states that there is no right to abortion under the state constitution.

Mississippi: Mississippi Reproductive Freedom Fund
Mississippi has just one abortion clinic left, and 91 percent of women in the state live in counties with no provider. The state has a pre-Roe ban, a post-Roe trigger ban, and a six-week abortion ban that’s currently blocked from taking effect.

Kentucky: Kentucky Health Justice Network, A Fund, Inc
Kentucky has just one abortion provider, and 82 percent of women in the state live in counties with no provider. In 2019, it enacted a tigger ban that would prohibit abortion if Roe were overturned.

Missouri: Missouri Abortion Fund
Missouri has just one abortion provider, and 78 percent of Missouri women live in counties with no abortion clinic. Missouri has a trigger ban intended to prohibit all abortion as well as an eight-week abortion ban that’s currently blocked from taking effect.

Arkansas: Arkansas Abortion Support Network
77 percent of Arkansas women live in counties with no abortion clinic. Arkansas passed a trigger ban intended to prohibit abortion in 2019.

South Dakota: South Dakota Access for Every Woman
South Dakota has one open abortion provider, and 76 percent of South Dakota women live in counties with no abortion clinic. The state enacted a near-total trigger ban in 2005.

Louisiana: New Orleans Abortion Fund
72 percent of women live in counties with no access to an abortion provider. Louisiana has a trigger law banning abortion as well as a six-week abortion ban that would take effect if Roe was overturned.

North Dakota: North Dakota Women in Need Abortion Access Fund
North Dakota has one open abortion provider, and 72 percent of North Dakota women live in counties with no abortion clinic. It enacted a near-total trigger ban in 2007.

Wisconsin: Women’s Medical Fund
70 percent of Wisconsin women live in counties with no abortion clinic. Wisconsin has an unenforced pre-Roe ban.

Indiana: All-Options Hoosier Abortion Fund
70% of Indiana women live in counties with no abortion clinic. Indiana has numerous restrictions that make abortion inaccessible.

Idaho: Northwest Abortion Access Fund
67 percent of Idaho women live in counties with no abortion clinic. Idaho enacted a trigger ban in 2019.

Utah: Utah Abortion Fund
63 percent of Utah women live in counties with no abortion clinic. The state enacted a trigger ban in 2020.

Alabama: Yellowhammer Fund
59 percent of Alabama women live in counties with no access to an abortion provider. In 2019, Alabama enacted a total ban on abortion — currently blocked from taking effect — that would criminalize providing abortion care.

Georgia: Access Reproductive Care-Southeast
55 percent of Georgia women live in counties with no abortion clinic. Georgia enacted a six-week abortion ban that, if allowed to be enforced, would effectively prohibit all abortion.

Ohio: Preterm Access Fund, Women Have Options - Ohio
55 percent of Ohio women live in counties with no abortion clinic. In 2019, Ohio enacted a six-week ban on abortion that’s currently blocked from taking effect.

Oklahoma: Roe Fund
53 percent of Oklahoma women live in counties with no abortion clinic. Oklahoma has two pre-Roe abortion bans on the books.

Texas: Fund Texas Choice, West Fund, Texas Equal Access Fund, Stigma Relief Fund, Clinic Access Support Network, Lilith Fund, SYS (Support your Sistah), The Bridge Collective, Jane’s Due Process
43 percent of Texas women live in counties with no abortion clinic. Texas has multiple medical restrictions, including a 24-hour waiting period and a ban on abortion after 20 weeks.

Nebraska: Abortion Access Fund - Bellevue, NE
40 percent of Nebraska women live in counties with no abortion clinic. Nebraska has a ban on abortions after 20 weeks.

Michigan: Fountain Street Church Choice Fund, Reclaim MI WIN Fund
35 percent of Michigan women live in counties with no abortion clinic. Michigan has a pre-Roe abortion ban. The current governor supports abortion rights but access in the state is incredibly restricted.

Arizona: Abortion Fund of Arizona, Tuscon Abortion Support Collective 
18 percent of women live in counties with no access to an abortion provider. Arizona has a pre-Roe abortion ban, as well as severe restrictions already in place.

Not protected (states in which abortion will remain without legal protection):

Wyoming: Chelsea’s Fund
96 percent of Wyoming women live in counties with no abortion clinic. Wyoming has many restrictions on access.

Virginia: Richmond Reproductive Freedom Project, Blue Ridge Abortion Fund, DC Abortion Fund – VA, Stigma Relief Fund – VA
80 percent of Virginia women live in counties with no abortion clinic. Democratic governor Ralph Northam eased abortion restrictions in 2020, but it remains uncodified in the state constitution.

Pennsylvania: Women’s Medical Fund, Western Pennsylvania Fund for Choice
48 percent of Pennsylvania women live in counties with no abortion clinic. Abortion access is extremely restricted. The state does not have a trigger ban but abortion would be without legal protection if Roe were overturned, leaving patients and providers vulnerable to criminalization.

New Mexico: New Mexico Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice, West Fund NM, Mariposa Fund
48 percent of New Mexico women live in counties with no abortion clinic. The state has an unenforced pre-Roe ban.

New Hampshire: Reproductive Freedom Fund of New Hampshire
30 percent of New Hampshire women live in counties with no abortion clinic. New Hampshire outlaws a safe second-trimester abortion procedure with no exception to protect a woman’s health.

Colorado: Cobalt Fund, Reproductive Equality Fund of the Boulder Valley Women’s Health Center
27 percent of Colorado women live in counties with no abortion clinic. The state has not enacted any bans but abortion is not protected in the state constitution.

Donate to an Abortion Fund Right Now