The Current Landscape of Abortion Laws

By Priyal Thakkar In 2021 alone, nearly 600 anti-abortion laws have been introduced in forty-seven states so far. Among the restrictive laws passed this year are gestational bans, method bans, parental involvement laws, reason bans, trigger bans, and TRAP laws.[1] Gestational bans ban abortions after a certain point in pregnancy—such as at six weeks like … Continue reading The Current Landscape of Abortion Laws

The Changing Picture of the Freedom to Choose

Wayne Freeland, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law Edited by Nicole Fries The Changing Picture of the Freedom to Choose Earlier this year, the Senate of Indiana passed a bill with the intent of banning abortions when there is a reasonable belief that the mother is aborting the child for one of three reasons; gender, … Continue reading The Changing Picture of the Freedom to Choose

The Real Cost of Limiting Access to Abortion Services

Many states are enacting new legislation to shut down abortion clinics by adding draconian restrictions and requirements that are impossible for most clinics to meet. For example, Arizona and Texas passed bills outlawing FDA-approved abortion-inducing medication, forcing women seeking abortions to undergo more invasive and time-consuming surgical abortions instead. Arizona's attempt at enforcing a ban on … Continue reading The Real Cost of Limiting Access to Abortion Services