Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

HIGHLIGHTS as of August 1, 2014

At the end of July, a U.S. District Court struck down a Mississippi requirement that abortion providers have admitting privileges at a local hospital. Courts in Alabama, Kansas, Mississippi and Wisconsin have blocked enforcement of admitting privilege requirements, while such laws are currently in effect in Missouri, North Dakota, Tennessee, Texas and Utah. Louisiana and Oklahoma have new laws scheduled to take effect before the end of the year.

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 2014 (updated each month).

Read an overview of state policy developments in the first half of 2014.

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