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Local policies can support reproductive rights. Cities and counties can act to protect abortion access because many times local, specific factors affect whether abortions are safe and accessible. Localities can be an essential driving factor for increasing reproductive health and abortion access, even in states that have banned abortion.


The local policy assessment tool can be used to determine what policies localities have. The assessment tool can be continually utilized to make future plans for progress. Efforts can be focused on the most important policies you want to pass so that plans can be made to start now.

Local Reproductive Choice Policy Assessment Tool