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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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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: Colorado (2022)

Colorado’s 2022 abortion report was provided to Charlotte Lozier Institute (CLI) upon request by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment in July 2023. The report shows that abortions increased from 2021.

Maternal & Public Health

Abortion Reporting: Missouri (2021)

Missouri’s 2021 abortion report was published online in July 2023, showing that Missouri’s reported abortions continued to decrease from 2020, reaching the lowest number ever recorded in the state.

Maternal & Public Health

Abortion Reporting: South Carolina (2022)

South Carolina’s 2022 abortion report was published in June 2023. The report revealed that abortions increased in 2022 from 2021.

Maternal & Public Health

Abortion Reporting: Wyoming (2022)

Wyoming’s 2022 abortion report was published online by the Wyoming Department of Health in June 2023.

Maternal & Public Health

Abortion Reporting: South Dakota (2022)

South Dakota’s 2022 abortion report was published by the South Dakota Department of Health in June 2023. The report shows that total abortions (including chemical abortions) decreased from 2021.

Maternal & Public Health

Abortion Reporting: Nebraska (2022)

Nebraska’s 2022 abortion report was published in June 2023, showing that abortions had increased in the state from 2021.

Maternal & Public Health

Abortion Reporting: Minnesota (2022)

Minnesota’s annual abortion report for 2022 was published online by the Minnesota Department of Health in July 2023. The report shows that Minnesota’s abortion total increased from 2021.

Maternal & Public Health

Abortion Reporting: Indiana (2022)

Indiana’s 2022 abortion report was published in June 2023, revealing that abortions increased from 2021 in the Hoosier State.

Maternal & Public Health

Abortion Reporting: Illinois (2021)

The Illinois Department of Public Health published its 2021 abortion statistics online in June 2023.

Maternal & Public Health

Abortion Reporting: Kansas (2022)

This June, Kansas released its 2022 in-state abortion data. The number of abortions performed on Kansas residents in other states may be updated as additional reports are received by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.