How states are dealing with abortion a year after Roe v. Wade was struck down

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    86% Extremely Conservative

  • Reliability

    75% ReliableGood

  • Policy Leaning

    94% Extremely Conservative

  • Politician Portrayal

    14% Positive

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

58% : Both use data from the CDC and the Guttmacher Institute (which was originally founded as a special research arm of Planned Parenthood) and considered more complete and reliable.
56% : The legislation allows state funding to create a state website, payment of travel costs, cover uninsured care, support providers, bolster security and more.
54% : Anti-abortion supporters applauded the ruling while California Gov. Gavin Newsom and the governors of Oregon and Washington launched a new multistate commitment to defend access to reproductive health care and protect patients and providers.
50% : The Guttmacher Institute assessed a range of policies related to abortion in every state and selected approximately 20 types of abortion restrictions -- including gestational age bans, waiting periods, insurance coverage bans and medication abortion restrictions -- and approximately 10 protective policies, including state constitutional protections, abortion funding, insurance coverage for abortion and protections for patients and clinic staff.
46% : The California Legislature introduced a constitutional amendment to enshrine the right to abortion in the state constitution.
45% : You can find the National Right to Life Committee's report on the state of abortion in the U.S. here.
44% :You can find each state's rules regarding abortion on the Guttmacher Institute's site here.
36% : In June 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, opening the door for states to ban abortion outright.
34% : A few examples:Texas, Alabama Mississippi and Louisiana: Abortion is banned except in the case of a life-threatening condition caused by the pregnancy.
33% :Terminology differs greatly depending on where one stands on the issue of abortion.
31% : In the year since the decision, 14 states have made abortion illegal while 11 have expanded access.
31% : The worst breach of confidentiality in the Supreme Court's history became public on May 2, 2022, when Politico published a draft opinion reversing the landmark 1973 decision that established a constitutional right to abortion.
24% : Oklahoma and Idaho: Abortion banned except when necessary to preserve the life of the woman or if "the pregnancy is the result of rape, sexual assault, or incest that has been reported to law enforcement."

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. Bias scores are on a scale of -100% to 100% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative, and 0% being neutral. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization.

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