Tag: state abortion laws

Abortion Rights Measures Win Approval in First Major U.S. Elections Since Roe v. Wade Overturned

Ballot initiatives and elections will shape the direction of abortion access across the U.S.

100 Days Since Roe Fell

A Center infographic offers a quick snapshot of abortion in the U.S. 100 days after the Supreme Court revoked the constitutional right to abortion.

Abortion Is Now Illegal in 11 U.S. States

State bans have left millions without access to abortion care.

How U.S. States Can Protect Abortion Rights

As the U.S. Supreme Court considers whether to overturn the right to abortion, state abortion protections matter more than ever.

Colorado Becomes the 22nd State to Protect Abortion Rights

While many states race to restrict or ban abortion, other states enact measures protecting rights and access.

What if the Supreme Court overturns Roe?

Nearly half the states in the U.S. are expected to act to prohibit abortion if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade.

Oklahoma Supreme Court Blocks Three Extreme Abortion Laws in Center Lawsuit

All five Oklahoma laws challenged in the lawsuit are now blocked while the case continues.

Appeals Court Upholds ‘Highly Insulting and Paternalistic’ Tennessee Abortion Law

08.05.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the full Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a district court decision striking down a 48-hour mandatory waiting period for abortion in Tennessee. The Sixth Circuit had allowed the law to take effect in April 2021 on a temporary basis pending the state’s appeal. The law requires patients to make two trips to a provider and wait at least two days to […]

What if the Supreme Court overturns Roe?

This fall, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear Mississippi’s request to review an appellate court ruling that threw out the state’s law banning abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy. In its opening brief filed July 22 in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the state of Mississippi not only asked the Court to uphold its […]

What if Roe fell?

The U.S. Supreme Court will review a Mississippi abortion ban in what is seen as a test case to weaken or overturn Roe v. Wade--despite almost 50 years of precedent. What would happen in U.S. states if the Supreme Court weakens or overturns Roe?