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Arlington, VA 22206

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Charlotte Lozier Institute

Phone: 202-223-8073
Fax: 571-312-0544

2776 S. Arlington Mill Dr.
#803
Arlington, VA 22206

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Tessa Cox

Senior Research Associate

Tessa Cox is Senior Research Associate at Charlotte Lozier Institute, where her research focuses on abortion statistics at the state and national levels and the changing landscape of abortion policy, provision, and access in the United States.

Tessa has appeared on CBN News and EWTN News Nightly and has testified before Members of Congress on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act.  Her work has been featured by National Review OnlineNewsweekThe Gospel Coalition, Fox News, The Daily Signal, and many other national media outlets.  She has contributed to peer-reviewed research on women’s experiences with chemical abortion and the impact of abortion on women enrolled in Medicaid.

Originally from Illinois, Tessa earned a BA in Communications from Thomas Edison State University.  Prior to joining CLI, she got her start in pro-life research with the Family Research Council.

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Maternal & Public Health

Abortion Reporting: Pennsylvania (2022)

Pennsylvania’s 2022 abortion report was published online by the Pennsylvania Department of Health in December 2023. The report shows that abortions increased from the previous year.

Maternal & Public Health

Abortion Reporting: Idaho (2022)

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare released their annual vital statistics report, showing that abortions declined in 2022 from the previous year.

Maternal & Public Health

Abortion Reporting: Arizona (2022)

Arizona’s 2022 abortion report was published online by the Arizona Department of Health Services in December 2023.

Maternal & Public Health

Study: Women Report Abortion Drug as More Difficult Choice Than Abortion Pill Reversal

Women experience high degree of internal turmoil, regret upon taking mifepristone

Maternal & Public Health

Abortion Reporting: District of Columbia (2021)

Abortion data for the District of Columbia (D.C.) is available in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) 2021 abortion surveillance report. D.C. continues to have one of the highest abortion rates in the country.

Maternal & Public Health

Abortion Reporting: Washington (2021)

The State of Washington has not released its 2021 resident abortion total on its Pregnancy and Abortion Dashboard. However, Washington provided some abortion data to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) which included it in its 2021 abortion surveillance report.

Maternal & Public Health

Abortion Reporting: New Mexico (2021)

New Mexico has not released a vital statistics report since September 2021, when a report covering 2019 data was published. However, New Mexico shared some abortion data with the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for inclusion in its 2021 abortion surveillance report. The data analyzed here is from the CDC’s 2021 report.

Maternal & Public Health

Abortion Reporting: Hawaii (2021)

Hawaii abortion reporting is delayed, but 2021 abortion statistics are available in the latest national report from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Maternal & Public Health

Abortion Reporting: Tennessee (2021)

Tennessee’s 2021 abortion statistics have not yet been released on the website of the Tennessee Department of Health, but the state provided abortion totals and some demographic information to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for inclusion in the CDC’s 2021 abortion surveillance report. The data analyzed within this report is from the CDC’s 2021 report.

Maternal & Public Health

Abortion Reporting: Rhode Island (2021)

Rhode Island’s 2021 abortion statistics have not yet been published by the state but are available in the 2021 abortion surveillance report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).