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Overturned: Accessing Abortion Care In A Southern State Where You Still Can

An illustration featuring people of different races standing in line. A sign that says "Reproductive Health Clinic" stands next to the line, and there is a sign attached to the building that the line has formed next to with an arrow that says "Reproductive Health Clinic." The word "Overturned" appears in the lower righthand corner.
Charnel Hunter
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Anita's now living in one of the few places in the U.S. South without an abortion ban. As her home state becomes the nearest safe provider for millions of people, she's observing how abortion providers here are preparing for the spike in demand. She reconnects with one of them, Dr. Rathika Nimalendran, who has been providing access to abortions in North Carolina for years, to talk about what action she's taking in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.

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Kaia Findlay is a producer for Embodied, WUNC's weekly, live talk show on health, sex and relationships. Kaia first joined the WUNC team in 2020 as a producer for The State of Things.
Anita Rao is an award-winning journalist and the host and creator of "Embodied," a live, weekly radio show and seasonal podcast about sex, relationships & health. She's also the managing editor of WUNC's on-demand content.