Smartphone apps could be used to prosecute abortion seekers

Intimate data about one’s menstrual cycle could be used by states to prosecute someone seeking an abortion if the procedure is outlawed, says University of Virginia law professor Danielle Keats Citron. Photo by Shutterstock.

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