Alaska’s 2019 abortion report was published by the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services in March 2020. Alaska is one of the first states to make 2019 abortion statistics available to the public. Changes in Alaska Abortions, 2018-2019 The report does not include information on Planned Parenthood’s Alaska abortion market share. Abortion […]
Alaska’s 2018 abortion report, published online in February of 2019, shows that abortions increased in the state for the first time in six years. Alaska is one of the first states to publish its annual abortion report every year. Changes in Alaska Abortions, 2017-2018 *Information on Alaska market share is not publicly available. […]
Washington, D.C. – This morning the Charlotte Lozier Institute (CLI), the education and research arm of the national pro-life group Susan B. Anthony List, published a new paper examining how expansion of the Medicaid program in Alaska will significantly increase the number of abortions in the state. The analysis comes as the Alaska legislature considers a law that would expand Medicaid enrollment.
This May, the Alaska state legislature will consider legislation that would expand Alaska’s Medicaid program. In this timely analysis, CLI Associate Scholar Michael J. New, Ph.D. elaborates four ways in which a Medicaid expansion in Alaska would likely increase the state’s abortion incidence.