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For People With Disabilities, Losing Abortion Access Can Be a Matter of Life or Death

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These days, Flora Ellis's mother keeps a stash of morning-after pills in a closet in their Oklahoma home. That's not just because she's a “cool mom,” although Ellis, 20, confirms that she is. It's because Ellis was born with a connective-tissue disorder that prevents her body from properly making collagen. In addition to limiting her mobility and contributing to frequent injuries, Ellis's condition means that pregnancy comes with a chance of organ rupture.
Now that abortion is banned in Oklahoma, neither Ellis nor her mother want to take chances. Ellis's health issues prevent her from...
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