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Jasmine, age 23, waits to receive an abortion at a Planned Parenthood clinic in West Palm Beach, Fla., on July 14, 2022. Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Jasmine, age 23, waits to receive an abortion at a Planned Parenthood clinic in West Palm Beach, Fla., on July 14, 2022.

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NPR is reporting on the impact of new abortion laws taking effect across the country.

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We are interested in personal stories. Yours may be about a serious decision you've had to make, a risk to your health, or even your life. Or it may illustrate the smaller, unexpected ways that these laws have affected your life.

We'd also love to hear from health care providers who can speak about the impacts on your practice or the lives of your patients.

Along the way, we're hoping to help people understand the breadth of these laws and how they're reshaping American life now that Roe v. Wade has been overturned.

Do you have a story to tell about something that happened to you because of your state's abortion laws? Submit your story in the form below or here, and we may contact you to learn more.

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