Tag: legislative wrap up
Report shows stark contrast in lawmakers’ priorities: U.S. states attacking abortion rights failed to safeguard maternal health and fertility care; states protecting abortion rights acted to improve care.
In 2021, states across the U.S. passed laws restricting and banning abortion at a rate higher than in any previous year since the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the constitutional right to abortion in 1973. This analysis comes from the Center for Reproductive Rights newly published 2021 Legislative Wrap-up—a yearly report on state abortion laws created […]
The Center for Reproductive Rights 2020 Legislative Wrap-up provides a report of U.S. state abortion laws enacted during the year. As states were forced to confront the COVID-19 pandemic, economic upheaval, and a racial reckoning, fewer reproductive rights measures were introduced in 2020 than in 2019. However, as in previous years, laws restricting access to […]