Pro-Life Laws Sweep Red States

Conservative legislatures pass pro-life measures as the Supreme Court is poised to weaken or overturn Roe v. Wade.

Florida

  • Banned abortion after 15 weeks.

  • No exceptions for rape or incest.

  • Exceptions for medical emergencies.

  • Law takes effect July 1.

Kentucky

  • Kentucky is now the only state that doesn't offer abortion services.

  • The law is already in effect.

Oklahoma

  • Made it a felony to provide an abortion, punishable by ten years in prison.

  • No exceptions for rape or incest.

  • Law takes effect in August.

Arizona

  • Banned abortion after 15 weeks.

  • No exceptions for rape or incest.

  • Exceptions for medical emergencies.

  • Law takes effect in late June.

Louisiana

  • In 2018, banned abortion after 15 weeks.

  • It will take effect if Mississippi’s 15-week-ban takes effect. The Supreme Court is currently blocking it.

Texas

  • Has had a law banning abortions after six weeks of pregnancy. The law has not been blocked by any court.

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