Tracking abortion laws by state

Alabama

Govt.


Sen.


Home

22 weeks

Forbidden

Weeks or months

A judge has ruled that a complete ban on abortion, without exception, for rape or incest, but opponents of abortion will probably try to enforce it if the ban is lifted.

Arkansas

22 weeks

Forbidden

Immediately

A trigger law banning almost all abortions, with the exception of rape or incest, will take effect in a few days.

Idaho

Efficiency

Forbidden

Immediately

A trigger law banning almost all abortions will take effect 30 days after the Supreme Court decision.

Kentucky

22 weeks

Forbidden

Immediately

A trigger law prohibiting almost all abortions with the exception of rape or incest will take effect immediately.

Louisiana

22 weeks

Forbidden

Immediately

A trigger law prohibiting almost all abortions with the exception of rape or incest will take effect immediately.

Mississippi

20 weeks

Forbidden

Immediately

A trigger law banning almost all abortions will take effect in a few days

Missouri

Efficiency

Forbidden

Immediately

A trigger law banning almost all abortions, with the exception of rape or incest, will take effect in a few days.

North Dakota

22 weeks

Forbidden

Immediately

A trigger law banning almost all abortions will take effect 30 days after the Supreme Court decision.

Oklahoma

6 weeks

Forbidden

Immediately

A trigger law banning almost all abortions, with the exception of rape or incest, will take effect in a few days.

South Dakota

22 weeks

Forbidden

Immediately

A trigger law prohibiting almost all abortions with the exception of rape or incest will take effect immediately.

Tennessee

20 weeks

Forbidden

Immediately

A trigger law prohibiting almost all abortions, without exception for rape or incest, will take effect about 30 days after the court rescinds the stay.

Texas

6 weeks

Forbidden

Immediately

A trigger law that prohibits almost all abortions, without exception for rape or incest, will take effect 30 days after the Supreme Court decision.

Utah

Efficiency

Forbidden

Immediately

A trigger law banning almost all abortions will take effect in a few days

West Virginia

22 weeks

Forbidden

Weeks or months

Voters have approved an amendment to the state constitution that denies any right to abortion. Lawmakers can use amendments to enforce a complete ban.

Wyoming

Efficiency

Forbidden

Immediately

A trigger law banning almost all abortions will take effect within 30 days of the Supreme Court ruling.

Arizona

Efficiency

Prohibited or restricted

Weeks or months

The state imposed an abortion ban 15 weeks later, with no exceptions for rape or incest, which should take effect in September. It has had a passive embargo since before 1973, but the governor said a 15-week embargo would take precedence.

Florida

24 weeks

Prohibited or restricted

Weeks or months

The state has banned abortion after 15 weeks of gestation, which will take effect in July. The state’s high court recognized the right to abortion in its constitution three decades ago, but three of the seven judges appointed by the Republican governor have become more conservative.

Georgia

22 weeks

Prohibited or restricted

Weeks or months

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

Ohio

22 weeks

Prohibited or restricted

Weeks or months

The state has banned abortion after six weeks of pregnancy, with no exception for rape or incest, but it has been temporarily blocked in court. Opponents of abortion will probably want to apply it.

South Carolina

22 weeks

Prohibited or restricted

Weeks or months

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

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