State-specific abortion law: What is the legal status of post-low abortion? It is changing every day v. The Wade case was overturned
In some states, the legal status of abortion has been reversed many times since the Supreme Court's ruling last month.
Abortion rights activists are on the last day of their term in the U.S. Supreme Court. Protest outside June 30, 2022. | Tasos Katopodis / Getty Images
Abortion law changes almost every day in a series of petitions from Republican lawyers asking courts to allow state bans to take effect. Stalled or blocked.
State law patchwork and barrage of court submissions are about half the country, with abortion legal status almost two weeks after the Supreme Court overturnsRoe. It means that it remains uncertain.
Nine states prohibit abortion in almost all cases, or six weeks after pregnancy, except when it is necessary to save the life of a pregnant person. This is a time when many people are not yet aware that they are pregnant. .. The four are ready for the abortion ban to come into effect in the coming days and weeks. And eight states have banned abortion of books blocked by courts.
In some of these states, Since the Supreme Court's ruling last month, the situation of abortion has been going back and forth many times.
In Kentucky, the state's abortion ban, which came into effect on June 24, was temporarily blocked by a court on June 30, and is currently scheduled for a hearing on Wednesday. It has been.
In Ohio, a six-week abortion ban came into effect after a court lifted an injunction on June 24. An objection was filed in court on June 29, but the Ohio Supreme Court denied the emergency stay. The court on Friday as the proceedings against it proceeded.
In Texas, the state's pre-abortion banRoewas allowed to come into effect on Friday under the order of the State Supreme Court, but the ban is not criminal. It can only be enforced civilally. Abortion was usually allowed until about 6 weeks gestation until fetal cardiac activity was detected.
In Florida, the state's new 15-week abortion ban, which came into effect on Friday, was suspended by a judge on Tuesday before the state immediately appealed. It will return to valid.
And in Mississippi, the state's abortion ban was approved by the Republican Attorney General on June 27, and a trigger ban that came into effect on Thursday began. Proponents of abortion tried to prevent the law from coming into force, but a judge ruled against them on Tuesday.
"The state of play changes from hour to hour," said Anthony Romero, executive director of the ACLU. "To be clear, the Supreme Court's ruling put the country and the court itself in historic crisis."
Susan B. Anthony Prolife, US President Marjorie Dannen Felser The Supreme Court ruling said, "Professional life leaders across the United States have paved the way for swift action based on people's will."
"Life is being saved quickly, and thousands will be saved in the coming weeks and months," said Dannenfelser.
Tuesday evening Please see the map below for more information on the status of abortion in each state as of today.