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How Florida's six-week ban impacts abortion access in North Carolina and across the South

Guttmacher Institute map of US abortion policies and access after Roe, as of May 1, 2024
Guttmacher Institute
Guttmacher Institute map of US abortion policies and access after Roe, as of May 1, 2024

Florida’s six-week abortion ban went into effect last week and ripple effects are anticipated throughout the South. A reporter and a provider talk about what they have seen so far and the impacts that many are bracing for.


Calla Hales, Executive Director, A Preferred Women's Health Center

Rachel Crumpler, reporter, North Carolina Health News

Jeff Tiberii is the co-host of WUNC's "Due South." Jeff joined WUNC in 2011. During his 20 years in public radio, he was Morning Edition Host at WFDD and WUNC’s Greensboro Bureau Chief and later, the Capitol Bureau Chief. Jeff has covered state and federal politics, produced the radio documentary “Right Turn,” launched a podcast, and was named North Carolina Radio Reporter of the Year four times.
Rachel McCarthy is a producer for "Due South." She previously worked at WUNC as a producer for "The Story with Dick Gordon." More recently, Rachel was podcast managing editor at Capitol Broadcasting Company where she developed narrative series and edited a daily podcast. She also worked at "The Double Shift" podcast as supervising producer. Rachel learned about audio storytelling at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies. Prior to working in audio journalism, she was a research assistant at the Aspen Institute in Washington, DC.