After the Supreme Court’s decision in June of this year, many were shocked and left with countless questions. To understand this overturning best, we will separate fact from fiction in this post. Fact: The Power to Decide Abortion Laws Now Rest With The States Originally in the 1973 Supreme Court ruling, it was stated that
Over 20 states, including Colorado, New Mexico, California, and New Hampshire, have few, if any, abortion bans and will likely continue to legalize these procedures. You can see a comprehensive list of states that allow abortion. Roe v. Wade: What’s The Big Deal? Many were shaken when Roe v. Wade was overturned in June 2022.
After the overturning of Roe v. Wade in June, many Illinoisans questioned what this new ruling meant for abortion access in their state. Although abortion is not illegal in Illinois, there are restrictive laws in place that do limit this procedure. Additionally, laws are constantly changing at this time as lawmakers are quick to speak