HIGHLIGHTS as of December 1, 2013
In November, Albuquerque voters rejected a ballot initiative that would have banned abortion at 20 weeks postfertilization in the city, except when necessary to protect the woman’s life or in cases of “substantial and irreversible physical impairment of a major bodily function.” Nine states have similar laws in effect, while enforcement is blocked in three additional states due to legal challenges.
Read about sexual and reproductive health and rights in the states (updated each month).
Read about the current status of state policies (updated each month).
See a chart of laws enacted in 2013 (updated each month).
Read an overview of state policy developments in the first half of 2013.
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