Women residing in states with the most restrictive abortion policies after the Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe v. Wade also experienced declines in the rates of birth control pill and emergency contraceptive use, according to a new study from the USC Schaeffer Center assessing the impact of the decision.

The findings, which appear today in JAMA Network Opensuggest that the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization case has had even wider ramifications for women’s reproductive health than previously thought.

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