LAUREN RANKIN is a writer, speaker, and expert on abortion rights in the United States. Her work has been featured in The Washington Post, The Cut, Fast Company, Teen Vogue, Refinery29, NBC News, and many other publications. She spent six years as an abortion clinic escort in northern New Jersey and is a board member of A is For, a reproductive rights advocacy organization. She lives in Longmont, Colorado with her family.
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