217 Today: After Dobbs, doctors say more people are turning to permanent contraception
December 8, 2023
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In today's deep dive, we’ll learn more about how a growing number of people are seeking permanent contraception in states where abortion was restricted following the fall of Roe v. Wade.
217 Today is produced by Stephanie Mosqueda. Reporting contributed by Kate Grossman, Reginald Hardwick, Alex Degman, Mae Antar and Taylor Wizner.