Tracking Abortion Laws by State

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Alabama

Gov.


Sen.


House

22 weeks

Prohibited

Weeks or months

A judge blocked a total ban on abortion, with no exceptions for rape or incest, but abortion opponents would most likely seek its enforcement if Roe were overturned.

Arkansas

22 weeks

Prohibited

Immediately

A trigger law banning nearly all abortions, with no exceptions for rape or incest, would take effect within days.

Idaho

Viability

Prohibited

Immediately

A trigger law banning nearly all abortions would take effect 30 days after the Supreme Court’s decision.

Kentucky

22 weeks

Prohibited

Immediately

A trigger law banning nearly all abortions, with no exceptions for rape or incest, would take effect immediately.

Louisiana

22 weeks

Prohibited

Immediately

A trigger law banning nearly all abortions, with no exceptions for rape or incest, would take effect immediately.

Mississippi

20 weeks

Prohibited

Immediately

A trigger law banning nearly all abortions would take effect within days.

Missouri

Viability

Prohibited

Immediately

A trigger law banning nearly all abortions, with no exceptions for rape or incest, would take effect within days.

North Dakota

22 weeks

Prohibited

Immediately

A trigger law banning nearly all abortions would take effect 30 days after the Supreme Court’s decision.

Oklahoma

6 weeks

Prohibited

Immediately

A trigger law banning nearly all abortions, with no exceptions for rape or incest, would take effect within days.

South Dakota

22 weeks

Prohibited

Immediately

A trigger law banning nearly all abortions, with no exceptions for rape or incest, would take effect immediately.

Tennessee

20 weeks

Prohibited

Immediately

A trigger law banning nearly all abortions, with no exceptions for rape or incest, would take effect about 30 days after the court overturned Roe.

Texas

6 weeks

Prohibited

Immediately

A trigger law banning nearly all abortions, with no exceptions for rape or incest, would take effect 30 days after the Supreme Court’s decision.

Utah

Viability

Prohibited

Immediately

A trigger law banning nearly all abortions would take effect within days.

West Virginia

22 weeks

Prohibited

Weeks or months

Voters approved an amendment to the state’s Constitution that denies any right to abortion. Lawmakers could use the amendment to enact a total ban.

Wyoming

Viability

Prohibited

Immediately

A trigger law banning nearly all abortions would take effect within 30 days of the Supreme Court’s decision.

Arizona

Viability

Prohibited or restricted

Weeks or months

The state enacted an abortion ban after 15 weeks, with no exceptions for rape or incest, which should take effect in September. It has an inactive ban from before 1973, but the governor has said the 15-week ban would take precedence.

Florida

24 weeks

Prohibited or restricted

Weeks or months

The state enacted an abortion ban after 15 weeks of pregnancy, which will go into effect in July. The state’s high court recognized the right to abortion in its Constitution three decades ago, but the court has become more conservative, with three of the seven judges appointed by the Republican governor.

Georgia

22 weeks

Prohibited or restricted

Weeks or months

The state enacted a ban on abortion after six weeks of pregnancy, but a court blocked it. The state filed an appeal and a court stayed the case pending a Supreme Court decision on Dobbs.

Ohio

22 weeks

Prohibited or restricted

Weeks or months

The state enacted a ban on abortion after six weeks of pregnancy, with no exceptions for rape or incest, but it is temporarily blocked in court. Abortion opponents are likely to seek its enforcement.

South Carolina

22 weeks

Prohibited or restricted

Weeks or months

The state enacted a ban on abortion after six weeks of pregnancy, but a court blocked it. The state filed an appeal and a court stayed the case pending a Supreme Court decision on Dobbs.

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