Vasectomies rebound in the United States after the annulment of the right to abortion

There are no official statistics yet, but various media, including the renowned The Washington Post inform of a rebound in vasectomies in the United States, especially among young men, after the Supreme Court annulled the constitutional right to abortion and left it in the hands of each of the states that make up the country. Many of them have already announced that they would restrict or annul the right to abortion.

The American newspaper assures that there has been “a push for vasectomies in anticipation of anti-abortion legislation going into effect in states across the country”. As sources, Washington Post citing several urologists as a source, In fact, the outlet reports “vasectomy advocates have taken to the streets to encourage people to have the procedure.”

Furthermore, several urologists have confirmed Washington Post that they have perceived “an increase in requests for the procedure in response to the decision of the Supreme Court”. In some places like Los Angeles, consultations have increased “between 300 and 400%”, according to a doctor quoted by Washington Post.

He also cites the American newspaper American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), various professional organizations and medical journals that point out that Supreme Court ruling will affect health care beyond abortion and will cause more risks for patients, possibly increasing maternal mortality.

Washington Post reports in this regard that “physicians are concerned about the impact in situations including miscarriage and fertilization in vitro”.


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