• Prosecutors in Georgia and Utah say they won't enforce abortion laws in their states

    28 days ago - By Business Insider

    District attorneys in Georgia and Utah have come forward saying they won't enforce strict new abortion laws in their states.
    Recent abortion bans are part of a larger effort to overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 US Supreme Court case that declared abortion was legal and that women have a constitutional right to the procedure.
    Whether district attorneys have discretion over enforcing, or not enforcing, state laws is complicated.
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    District attorneys across the country are speaking out in response to the harsh abortion measures passed by...
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  • Here's the latest point in pregnancy you can get an abortion in all 50 states

    Here's the latest point in pregnancy you can get an abortion in all 50 states

    28 days ago - By Chron

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    Multiple states have recently passed bills strictly limiting abortion after five to six weeks of pregnancy with limited exceptions, and in Alabama's case, banning the procedure altogether.
    None of these or any previous first-trimester abortion restrictions states have tried to enact, however, have formally gone into effect. Abortion is still legal in every US state.
    Here's where abortion access in America stands as of right now, according to an analysis from the Guttmacher Institute.
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    A number of states...
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