February 12, 2018 In The News

How Google Maps Leads Women Seeking Abortions Astray

If you are pregnant and looking for an abortion clinic in Jackson, Mississippi, you might initially think you are in luck. A quick trip to Google on your phone and typing in, “Where can I get an abortion near me?” brings up a Google map with eight different pins, all located within 10 miles of your location. It’s once you click on the map itself and see the list—including their names, distances from you and customer reviews—that you learn that your real choices are far, far fewer.