My assignment was to illustrate a story about how blue states might receive an influx of aborted patients from neighboring red states after Roe v. Wade. Thatโ€™s why I was in New Mexico last Thursday, when many thought the Supreme Court would hand down its decision.

I had emailed two clinics, including the doctors who worked there. After many email exchanges, the Center for Reproductive Health at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque agreed to let me come. Doctors and staff welcomed me, granting me more access than I expected.

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