Here's a cheat sheet for what's happening in reproductive health legislation across the U.S.
ARIZONA: Abortion Limits Blocked
The U.S. Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled unanimously that Arizona's attempted law to limit access to medication abortions after seven weeks places unnecessary and undue restrictions on women.
HAWAII: Lawmaker Guts Sex-Ed Programs by Claiming they 'Normalize' Homosexuality
A middle school sex-ed program will only be taught to Hawaii students if parents explicitly opt-in. This announcement was the culmination of a long campaign by a state legislator who considers homosexuality "aberrant behavior."
LOUISIANA: Gov. Bobby Jindal to Sign Law to Keep Incapacitated Pregnant Women on Life Support
A law directing doctors to keep pregnant women on life support after they've suffered accident or injury rendering them brain dead is expected to be signed by Governor Bobby Jindal.
LOUISIANA: Gov. Bobby Jindal Vetoes Law Allowing Legal Surrogacy Births (Again)
Legislation that would set up regulations for surrogacy births has once again been vetoed by Governor Bobby Jindal, who cited concerns from anti-abortion activists as the reason.
NEW HAMPSHIRE: Governor to Sign Abortion Clinic Buffer Zone
Governor Maggie Hassan's signature will allow health centers that provide abortions to set buffer zones of up to 25 feet around their entrances.
SOUTH CAROLINA: Lawmakers Buck the Trend and Give Up On Attacking Abortion Rights
This year, the South Carolina legislature considered two pieces of legislation to limit access to abortion: a ban on abortions after 20 weeks and a bill requiring abortion providers to have admitting privileges. Neither of those bills made it to the governor's desk.
TENNESSEE: Proposed Abortion Restriction Getting Criticism from Both Sides of the Debate
Tennessee is considering a new constitutional amendment that would give the state legislation more power to restrict abortions, even in cases of rape or incest. It's so sweeping and restrictive that even anti-women's health voters and lawmakers are opposed to it.
VIRGINIA: Board Must Decide What to Do About Abortion Clinic Rules
Activists are fighting for the Virginia Board of Health to a new batch of unnecessary building codes aimed at abortion providers, which would shut down the majority of women's clinics in the state.
WISCONSIN: Law May Make It So Women Must Wait 10 Weeks for an Abortion
If held up in court in Wisconsin, new restrictions will force one clinic to shut its doors and make it so women will have to wait up to 10 weeks for a safe abortion, causing others to have to travel hundreds of miles in the case of an emergency.
LAUREN MACK, SOCIAL MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT