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Biased Counseling & Mandatory Delay


Has Biased Counseling and Mandatory Delay Law
Biased Counseling and Mandatory Delay Law Unenforceable

33 states have laws subjecting women seeking abortions to biased counseling and/or mandatory delays: AK, AL, AR, AZ, DE, FL, GA, ID, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WV.

8 of these laws are fully or partially unconstitutional and unenforceable: AZ, DE, KY, MA, MI, MT, SD, TN.

State STATE SUBJECTS WOMEN SEEKING ABORTION TO: LAW FULLY OR PARTIALLY UNENFORCEABLE
Biased Counseling Mandatory Delay Fully Unenforceable Partially Unenforceable
Alabama    
Alaska      
Arizona  
Arkansas    
California        
Colorado        
Connecticut        
Delaware 1  
District of Columbia        
Florida      
Georgia    
Hawaii        
Idaho    
Illinois        
Indiana    
Iowa        
Kansas    
Kentucky 2  
Louisiana    
Maine        
Maryland        
Massachusetts 1  
Michigan  
Minnesota    
Mississippi    
Missouri    
Montana  
Nebraska    
Nevada        
New Hampshire        
New Jersey        
New Mexico        
New York        
North Carolina    
North Dakota    
Ohio    
Oklahoma    
Oregon        
Pennsylvania    
Rhode Island      
South Carolina    
South Dakota  
Tennessee  
Texas    
Utah    
Vermont        
Virginia    
Washington        
West Virginia    
Wisconsin    
Wyoming        
Totals: 33 30 2 6
1The law is unconstitutional & unenforceable only with respect to the mandatory delay.
2The law is unconstitutional & unenforceable only with respect to the in-person receipt of the state-mandated information and materials provision.

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