Abortion laws by state map. For more up to date information on abortion laws in your state visit our guide of laws. Abortion in the united states is legal via the landmark case of roe v. The provider maps below allow you to highlight clinics in your area while the naf hotline referral line 1 877 257 0012 provides referrals to member clinics in the us. And canada no funding assistance provided on this line.
Abortion in the united states is among the most controversial and divisive issues in united states culture and politics. There are two ways to locate a naf member provider. Since publication of this piece we have created an interactive map of abortion restrictions in the us. State abortion laws us prior to 1973 abortion was a states issue.
Various anti abortion laws have been in force in each state since at least 1900. The map categorizes the worlds countries by their abortion laws which fall on a continuum from severe restrictiveness to relative liberality. Colors represent the amount of laws restricting abortion access by state. Questions answers understanding the worlds abortion laws map.
Similarly in south carolina state lawmakers have introduced so. That total is the largest number of abortion restrictions enacted in a year since 2013. Most abortions in most states were illegal. 0 1 represents least amount of restrictions while 5 is the most restrictions.
States continued their assault on abortion in 2017 with 19 states adopting 63 new restrictions on abortion rights and access.