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‘I Feel Much More in Control’: In a Post-Roe America, Philadelphians Consider Permanent Birth Control Procedures

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Emma Lee
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WHYY
Lee Thompson waits in a room at Jefferson University Hospital, to get a tubal ligation.

While abortion is still legal in Pennsylvania, people in our region are grappling with how the overturn of Roe versus Wade will affect their reproductive health. For some, it means seeking out permanent birth control measures. WHYY’s Zoe Read has more.

(Original air-date: 9/19/22)

Zoë Read is WHYY’s watershed reporter. She joined WHYY in 2015 as a multimedia reporter covering Delaware news for the web and FM.