This evening, we concluded real-world testing of our floating clinic model in the federal waters on the eastern Gulf Coast. We tested twelve embarkation/disembarkation points throughout Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama. We utilized four ocean-going vessels of various sizes and hulls. Our average round trip shore-to-shore voyage was 5 hours 32 minutes. Our trained providers performed 34 surgical abortions in federal waters with no complications reported. Sight of the forty women who entered our clinical trials later opted out, citing their ability to access an onshore clinic after the Louisiana judge granted a preliminary injunction. With testing complete, AbortOffshore will begin providing legal offshore abortions in federal waters, out of the reach of state laws, to women in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, & Alabama starting tomorrow morning.
Success! Our trained providers performed 34 surgical abortions in federal waters with no complications reported.
23rd Jul 2022