An Overview of Abortion Laws
Since the Supreme Court handed down its 1973 decisions in Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton, states have constructed a lattice work of abortion law, codifying, regulating and limiting whether, when and under what circumstances a woman may obtain an abortion. The following table highlights the major provisions of these state laws. More detailed information can be found by selecting the table column headings in blue. Except where noted, the laws are in effect, although they may not always be enforced.
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Singh, Susheela; Remez, Lisa; Tartaglione, Alyssa (Guttmacher Institute, 2010)The objective of the following chapters is to contribute to addressing these data quality issues by improving research on the measurement of abortion incidence and abortion related morbidity. To do so, they provide over- ...
Jelinskaa, Kinga; Yanowb, Susan (ELSEVIER, 2017-05-29)The promise of medical abortion to both reduce maternal mortality and morbidity from unsafe abortion and to expand the reproductive rights of women can only be realized if information and reliable medicines are available ...
Abortion and Clinical Practice. Abortion Review Papers from the bpas conference: London, 25 - 26 June 2008 Creinin, Mitchell; Drey, Eleanor; Grossman, Daniel; Fjerstad, Mary; French, Kathy; Berer, Marge (bpas, 2009)The groundbreaking bpas conference The Future of Abortion: Controversies and Care brought together clinicians, academics, policymakers and advocates from the UK, Europe and the USA for a discussion about all aspects of ...