Amici are nonprofit organizations that provide financial and practical support to vulnerable people seeking abortion care throughout the United States.
This brief draws on the experience of amici abortion funds and explains how persistent and formidable barriers routinely prevent some people from obtaining abortion care before fifteen weeks of pregnancy.
Amici’s clients typically experience multiple barriers simultaneously, and their impact is cumulative and falls disproportionately on certain groups. The brief argues that the Mississippi ban would prevent the state’s most disadvantaged residents from obtaining abortions.
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This brief was one of over 50 amicus briefs filed supporting this Supreme Court case, which challenges Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban. For more information on the case, go to Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.