This makes 2013 second only to 2011 in the number of new abortion restrictions enacted in a single year.To put recent trends in even sharper relief, 205 abortion restrictions were enacted over the past three years (2011–2013), but just 189 were enacted during the entire previous decade (2001–2010).
Most notably, California enacted the first new state law in more than seven years designed to expand access to abortion, and five states adopted measures to expand access to comprehensive sex education, facilitate access to emergency contraception for women who have been sexually assaulted and enable patients’ partners to obtain STI treatment.
Twenty-two states enacted 70 abortion restrictions during 2013.
In March, the Arkansas legislature overrode a veto by Gov.
Mike Beebe (D) to ban abortions occurring more than 12 weeks after a woman’s last menstrual period.
In contrast, the number of states supportive of abortion rights fell from 17 to 13, while the number of middle-ground states was cut in half, from 20 to 10.
The proportion of women living in restrictive states went from 31% to 56%, while the proportion living in supportive states fell from 40% to 31% over the same period.
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Thirty-nine states limit the provision of abortion services to licensed physicians (see Overview of Abortion Laws).
Also this year, Colorado repealed its pre-Roe abortion law.
Half of these new provisions, 70 in 22 states, sought to restrict access to abortion services.