Gynaecologist moots floating abortion clinic to bypass US bans

Dr Meg Autry, from California, says the boat would offer women a range of care that's been curbed in four states after the repeal of Roe v Wade

A Californian doctor is proposing a floating abortion clinic in the Gulf of Mexico as a way to maintain access for people in southern states where abortion bans have been enacted.

Dr Meg Autry.

The idea is to provide a clinic aboard a ship in federal waters, and out of reach of state laws, that would offer first trimester surgical abortions, contraception and other care, said Dr Meg Autry, an obstetrician and