On Friday evening, more than 100 people gathered in downtown Greensboro to vocalize their support for abortion rights at a rally organized by the GSO Working Class and Houseless Organizing Alliance. In North Carolina, abortion is still legal but in neighboring states, it may not be for much longer. Those who support abortion access said that the community needs to raise awareness, raise funds and get political to make sure people can continue to get abortions.

As TCB has reported in the past, there are also a number of hurdles to accessing an abortion locally including having to face protesters at the only abortion clinic in Greensboro, being confused by crisis pregnancy centers, which work to divert patients from seeking abortions, and a lack of funds.

To learn more about what it looks like to try to access abortions in the Triad, read our story from 2019 here.

To learn more about bills that the state legislature has introduced in the last few years that would restrict or deny abortion access in North Carolina, read our story from 2021.

And lastly, to learn about the many reasons why people continue to access abortions, read our piece from 2021 that tells people’s personal abortion stories here.

Those seeking abortions can find clinics here. To donate to help people access abortions in NC and SC, visit the Carolina Abortion Fund.

Photos by Juliet Coen

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