Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

HIGHLIGHTS as of January 1, 2016

During the 2015 state legislative sessions, lawmakers enacted 57 abortion restrictions. Including these restrictions, states have adopted 288 abortion restrictions just since the 2010 midterm elections swept abortion opponents into power in state capitals across the country.

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 2015 (updated each month).

Read an overview of state policy developments in 2015.

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