In the wake of the overturn of Roe v. Wade
, a divide among the states has created a framework where pro-abortion rights states are providing abortions to citizens of anti-abortion states and anti-abortion states have no legal recourse.
While 26 states pursued abortion restrictions after Dobbs, 19 states responded with measures to not only expand access to abortion, but also ban cooperation with anti-abortion states enforcing their own abortion laws. Some pro-abortion states went further still, encouraging abortion tourism from out-of-state residents.
VANDALIZED PREGNANCY CENTERS CRY FOR JUSTICE ONE YEAR AFTER DOBBS LEAK
In 2022, Colorado, which allows abortion up until the moment of birth, enacted several statutory requirements for abortion, including making it a “fundamental right.” The statute also bars any suggestion of fetal personhood, stating, “a fertilized egg, embryo, or fetus does not