Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

HIGHLIGHTS as of March 1, 2015

In February, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) signed the first abortion restriction of the year, a measure banning the use of telemedicine for the provision of medication abortion. When this new law goes into effect later this year, Arkansas will join 16 other states with bans on telemedicine for medication abortion.

Read about sexual and reproductive health and rights in the states (updated each month).

Read about the current status of state policies (updated each month).

See a chart of laws enacted in 2015 (updated each month).

Read an overview of state policy developments in the first quarter of 2015.

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