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Wyoming Department of Health: state saw 98 abortions in ’21

CODY (WNE) —Nearly 100 women were reported as having received abortions in Wyoming in 2021, according to a recently released report by the Wyoming Department of Health.

The 2021 Wyoming Abortion Report was released soon after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, triggering a bill sponsored by a Cody representative to ban nearly all abortions in the state.

The report is required to be released by June 30. It records that the Wyoming Department of Health Vital Statistics Services received 98 reports from physicians licensed to...

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