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Haley Bougher

Haley Bougher

Haley Bougher is the Indiana State Director for Planned Parenthood Alliance Advocates and is a local Hoosier who resides in the Southside of Indianapolis.

COMMENTARY

Being pregnant in America is growing more dangerous. Shouldn’t it be voluntary?

By: - January 31, 2024

Giving birth is more dangerous than nearly every job in the United States, and it’s three times more dangerous for Black women. If becoming pregnant is so risky, shouldn’t it at the very least be voluntary? In Indiana, more than 1.5 million women, and more people with uteruses, are currently of reproductive age — and therefore could […]