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Searches for abortion medications have soared

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Google searches for information on medications that induce abortion spiked after POLITICO published the Supreme Court's draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade, a study published today in JAMA Internal Medicine found.
In the 72 hours after the news, searches for abortion medications jumped 162 percent compared to the three days prior. The week of the POLITICO report, Americans conducted 350,000 searches for abortion pills, the highest level recorded in any equivalent time span, the researchers said.
The authors of the study said the results indicate that the shift toward medication abortions...
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