‘Abortions in the United States are safe and have few complications, according to a landmark new study by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. […] But the report did find that state laws and regulations can interfere with safe abortions. "Abortion-specific regulations in many states create barriers to safe and effective care," the report says. […] The National Academies report says waiting periods and requirements for unnecessary tests can result in long delays because women may have to travel to get care and have trouble getting appointments. "Delays put the patient at greater risk of an adverse event," the report says.’ Landmark Report Concludes Abortion In U.S. Is Safe Reckless, irresponsible, unwarranted measures enacted by Republican lawmakers who, for whatever intent or reason, place the health and safety of women at risk. If one believes abortion is wrong and wishes to see the practice end, pursue a solution that doesn’t place women at risk, and conforms with the Constitution and a woman’s right to privacy.