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Stateside podcast: Out-of-staters find abortion haven in MI

 someone holds a cardboard sign that says "they won't stop at roe"
Jodi Westrick
Michigan Radio
Archive photo, Ann Arbor, Mich., in May 2022.

It's been about one year since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in the landmark Dobbs v. Jackson ruling. Abortion access across the United States became patchy — Michigan, however, became one of a few states to codify abortion rights into the state constitution.

In just 12 months, the number of out-of-state patients coming to Michigan for abortions has tripled. Michigan Radio reporter Kate Wells has been covering the Dobbs ruling and its ramifications. On today's pod, she joins us to discuss this growing number.

Find more of Wells' coverage below.

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Rachel Ishikawa joined Michigan Public in 2020 as a podcast producer. She produced Kids These Days, a limited-run series that launched in the summer of 2020.
Cate Weiser joined the Stateside team as an intern in May 2023, and is a second-year at the University of Chicago.