Abortions after 20 weeks are not very common. Most abortions that do happen after 20 weeks are because there is something wrong with the fetus or the pregnancy has life or death risks to the mother. Women who live in States that band abortion after 20 weeks have to travel to a different state to get the procedure done. Banning abortions won't stop women from getting abortions. It will prevent women from getting safe abortions. They will have to go to back alleys and run the risk of dieting.