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States' Abortion Laws And Reproductive Rights

The ASRM Center for Policy and Leadership (CPL) has released reports concerning States' Abortion Laws and their Potential Implications for Reproductive Medicine. Current as of the date of publication, the reports provide an overview of states’ abortion laws, together with analysis of potential implications for reproductive medicine, including IVF.

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As state and federal lawmakers act to reform policies following the Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision, related litigation is also ongoing. Get the latest updates here.

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Changes Ahead: Abortion Policy Proposals Affecting Reproductive Medicine

In January 2023, lawmakers across the country reconvened under state capitol domes to kick off the first new legislative sessions since the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization (No. 19-1392, 597 U.S. ___) delivered a devastating blow to Americans’ access to reproductive health care.

Read the March 2023 Report
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States' Abortion Laws: Potential Implications for Reproductive Medicine

This report is the second in a series from the ASRM Center for Policy and Leadership (CPL), a non-partisan think tank focused on the delivery of fact-driven, science-based information to inform decision making of relevance to the field and patients of reproductive medicine. Read the October 2022 Report
The Potential Impact of States’ Abortion Trigger Laws on Reproductive Medicine

State Abortion Trigger Laws: Potential Implications for Reproductive Medicine

The U.S. Supreme Court’s opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization (597 U.S. __, 2022), overturned the nearly 50-year precedent of Roe v. Wade (410 U.S. 113, 1973), which conferred a Constitutional right to abortion, and has sparked a litany of changes in state laws across the nation. In thirteen states, so-called “trigger” laws have and are set to take effect which ban or severely restrict abortion care.

Read the June 2022 Report

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