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  • NEW! Check out Rewire.News‘ focus on religious imposition laws. These laws are designed to shield private individuals and businesses from complying with nondiscrimination laws based on a religious objection to that service.

  • Legislative Lowlights. Get caught up on the latest anti-choice and anti-LGBTQ measures being considered in state legislatures.

  • South Dakota House passed HB 1108, which would prohibit public schools from providing instruction in gender dysphoria to any student in kindergarten through seventh grade.

  • North Dakota House passed HB 1546, which would ban the most common method of second-trimester abortion.

  • North Dakota House passed HB 1336, which would require a physician to inform a pregnant person seeking an abortion that it may be possible to reverse the effects of an abortion-inducing drug.

  • South Dakota Senate passed SB 72, which would require abortion providers to provide their patients with a state-issued informed consent requirements form.

  • Polk County District Court Judge Michael Huppert ruled Iowa’s fetal heartbeat abortion ban unconstitutional.

  • New York state lawmakers passed the Reproductive Health Act (RHA)—enshrining the protections of Roe v. Wade into state law.

Rewire.News Legislative Tracker is an easily searchable database of the laws, people, organizations, and litigation involved in sexual and reproductive health and justice in the United States, as well as the connections among them. Primarily focused on the anti-choice universe, the database provides factual summaries of key topics, lawsuits, and laws. It is available for use by the public with credit to Rewire.News.

Rewire.News Legislative Tracker makes use of data from the Sunlight Foundation’s Open States project for legislature counts and legislator information.

Learn about our methodology.

Wyoming Connecticut

Representatives 149

59   90

Senators 33

13   20

  • Laws 19
  • People 13
  • Organizations 0
  • Cases 0

Active Laws in the Database 3

Related to: Insurance Coverage

Wyoming Delaware

Representatives 41

15   26

Senators 21

9   12

  • Laws 8
  • People 15
  • Organizations 0
  • Cases 0

Active Laws in the Database 2

Related to: Insurance Coverage

Wyoming Federal

0

  • Laws
  • People
  • Organizations
  • Cases

Active Laws in the Database none

Wyoming Hawaii

Representatives 51

5   46

Senators 25

1   24

  • Laws 22
  • People 41
  • Organizations 0
  • Cases 0

Active Laws in the Database 3

Wyoming Illinois

Representatives 116

44   72

Senators 59

19   40

  • Laws 62
  • People 154
  • Organizations 1
  • Cases 1

Active Laws in the Database 5

Related to: LGBTQ, Sex Ed and Abstinence Only

Wyoming Kansas

Representatives 125

84   41

Senators 40

28   11   1

  • Laws 49
  • People 143
  • Organizations 1
  • Cases 1

Active Laws in the Database 16

Related to: LGBTQ, Informed Consent, Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers, Crisis Pregnancy Centers, Personhood, Wrongful Birth, Omnibus (multiple topics), Waiting Periods and Forced Counseling, Funding Restrictions for Family Planning, Sex- or Race-Selective Bans, 20-Week Bans, Later Abortion, Physicians Reporting Requirements

Wyoming Maine

Representatives 151

56   89   6

Senators 35

14   21

  • Laws 22
  • People 66
  • Organizations 0
  • Cases 0

Active Laws in the Database 10

Related to: Insurance Coverage

Wyoming Maryland

Delegates 141

42   99

Senators 47

15   32

  • Laws 44
  • People 89
  • Organizations 0
  • Cases 0

Active Laws in the Database 2

Wyoming Massachusetts

Representatives 160

32   127   1

Senators 40

6   34

  • Laws 45
  • People 110
  • Organizations 1
  • Cases 1

Active Laws in the Database 6

Wyoming Minnesota

Representatives 134

59   75

Senators 66

34   32

  • Laws 85
  • People 201
  • Organizations 0
  • Cases 0

Active Laws in the Database 3

Related to: Insurance Coverage

Wyoming Nevada

Assembly Members 42

13   29

Senators 21

8   13

  • Laws 5
  • People 14
  • Organizations 0
  • Cases 0

Active Laws in the Database none

Wyoming New Jersey

Assembly Members 80

26   54

Senators 40

15   25

  • Laws 50
  • People 25
  • Organizations 0
  • Cases 0

Active Laws in the Database none

Wyoming New Mexico

Representatives 70

24   46

Senators 42

16   26

  • Laws 29
  • People 25
  • Organizations 0
  • Cases 0

Active Laws in the Database 1

Related to: LGBTQ

Wyoming New York

Assembly Members 150

41   109

Senators 63

23   40

  • Laws 60
  • People 164
  • Organizations 0
  • Cases 0

Active Laws in the Database none

Wyoming Oregon

Representatives 60

22   38

Senators 30

12   18

  • Laws 20
  • People 35
  • Organizations 0
  • Cases 0

Active Laws in the Database none

Wyoming Rhode Island

Representatives 75

8   66   1

Senators 38

5   33

  • Laws 59
  • People 51
  • Organizations 0
  • Cases 0

Active Laws in the Database 1

Related to: LGBTQ

Wyoming Vermont

Representatives 140

42   93   5

Senators 24

6   18

  • Laws 3
  • People 78
  • Organizations 0
  • Cases 0

Active Laws in the Database 1

Related to: Reproductive Health Awareness

Wyoming Washington

Representatives 98

41   57

Senators 48

20   28

  • Laws 56
  • People 163
  • Organizations 0
  • Cases 0

Active Laws in the Database none

Color Database includes all anti-choice bills introduced since the 2013 legislative session.


Laws

Looking for information about a particular law? This database contains an archive of legislation, including summaries and analyses of the bills. Currently, the database contains all of the anti-choice bills introduced in every state since 2013. As states introduce bills during the 2018 legislative session, we are adding them to the database. Be sure to check back periodically as Rewire will be updating and expanding the information in this database on a regular basis.

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People

Start here if you’re looking for information about legislators who have authored, sponsored, or otherwise supported anti-choice legislation. Rewire Legislative Tracker has provided links that show how people are connected to specific laws. The database allows users to click through to a page for each person, with contact information, the person’s position or job description, and a list of legislation with which that person is associated. Rewire Legislative Tracker uses Open States (openstates.org) to provide basic information about legislators.

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Organizations

Many of the anti-choice bills proposed in recent years have been written and promulgated by national organizations with ties to the political Right. This database identifies bills that are based on “model” laws written by these organizations, and contains the names and descriptions of those organizations. It also lists the organizations involved in challenging various bills in court.s.

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Cases

Want to know whether a particular law is being challenged in court? This database contains a summary of key legal cases related to anti-choice legislation along with links to relevant court filings and documents.

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