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State-by-State: Abortion Laws

Abortion laws differ by state on issues such as parental consent for minors, gestation and public funding. Click on a state below to find its women's health agencies, up-to-date information on local programs, as well as links to facts about abortion by state.

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Click on a state to view its information

A note on sources: The Guttmacher Institute is a nonprofit organization which researches sexual and reproductive health issues. Though Guttmacher's mission is to protect and support reproductive choice, its numbers are respected and cited by both sides in the abortion debate.

The Guttmacher Institute produces a series of state facts sheets on issues affecting sexual and reproductive health and rights as well as a monthly update on state legislation



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