Where Do State Laws Stand on Abortion?


Axios news site has rundown on the current state legal status of abortion, which is changing almost day-by-day.

Obviously there will be a flurry of activity in state legislatures if the Supreme Court overturns or seriously changes Roe versus Wade. In such an event, half or more of the states seem likely to ban or restrict abortion.

Current State  Law on Abortion Access
 Allowed By law 9 CA, CT, DE, HI, Me, MD, NV, NY, WA
 Allowed by State Court Rulings 10 AK, FL, IA, IN, KS, MA, MN, MT, NJ, NM
No Law or Rulings but pro-choice 3 CO, OR, VT
Uncertain/mixed 6 IL, NH, NC, PA, RI, VA
Law reverts to Pre-Roe 6 AR, AZ, MI, WI, OK, WV
No Law or Rulings But Anti-choice 8 ID, MO, NE, SC, TN, TX, UT, WY
Mostly Banned by Law 8 AL, GA, KY, LA, MS, ND, OH, SD

  • May 17, 2019
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