Abortion Access

Need help accessing an abortion

Abortion is banned or severely restricted in some states and getting and taking abortion pills can be legally risky. If you are considering self-managed abortion, the Repro Legal Helpline can help answer your legal questions. The following information is for educational purposes only and does not substitute for professional medical or legal advice. For information on how to keep your information safe, visit: https://www.reprolegalhelpline.org/internet-safety/

Self-managing abortion with pills:

Medical, legal and other information on safe, effective self-managed abortion with pills.

Abortion care via telehealth

Note: This option has been banned in 19 states, if you are in a state where it may be an option, many of the clinics will provide it. There are also a number of providers offering just telehealth. Please check their websites for the most up to date information:

Abortion care via in-person provider

Travel, finances, and other logistical planning.

Funding and support: logistics, planning, travel, etc.

Legal information

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Digital Privacy Tips

There are many ways to protect your privacy when using a computer or phone. Here are some recommendations from the Digital Defense Fund. Read their full guide here.

Use privacy-enabled browsing
‍Privacy extensions and privacy-enabled browsers don’t track or store your personal information when searching + browsing.

Turn off location services on your phone
Turn off location services to avoid your physical location being tracked. You can also turn off your phone entirely.

Download an encrypted text/chat service
Use an encrypted chat service like Signal when texting about private information.

Create a secondary email address
‍Use an encrypted email provider like ProtonMail when emailing about private information.

Download a Virtual Private Network (VPN)
‍Using a VPN like Psiphon will hide your device’s IP address even if you are using public or shared Wi-Fi.