Tag: state laws
State legislation reflects the polarizing nation, with some states acting to strongly protect reproductive rights and access, and others finding new ways to criminalize abortion care despite the health effects.
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 […]