Understanding Your Abortion Rights: Legal Restrictions on Abortion

There are plenty of things a woman should be informed of when she is deciding whether to get an abortion. You’ve got a lot on your mind, but be sure to consider the legal aspects of abortion.

The truth is that abortion laws continually change. Although Roe v. Wade made first-trimester abortion legal nationwide, each state has the right to apply its own laws to the abortion process as long as those laws don’t place an undue burden on women seeking an abortion. Laws vary, but in general there are four that may affect where you live.