Is abortion available in your state? There have been major changes and restrictions made in the U.S. since the overruling of Roe v. Wade in June 2022. The power to decide on abortion laws is now up to the states to decide.
It can be difficult to keep up with the ever-changing state-by-state abortion laws. Here’s more information about abortion in the state of Lousiana.
Remember, you are not alone in your pregnancy journey. Reach out to us if you have any questions or concerns about your pregnancy options. We offer compassionate and non-judgemental care.
The Overturning of Roe v. Wade
What exactly did the overturning of Roe do in June? Roe v. Wade of 1973 stated it was a constitutional right for women to receive elective abortions. The most recent case of Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health Organization overturned this original decision because it lacked credibility and couldn’t be proven.
The recent overruling of Roe v. Wade makes abortion no longer federally protected by the US Constitution. Now, each state determines the authority to allow or restrict abortions.
Is Abortion Available in Lousiana?
Lots has changed since the overruling of Roe v. Wade in June 2022. Abortion is banned in the state of Louisiana, with no exceptions for rape or incest.
Before Traveling for Abortion
If you are considering traveling for an abortion, be sure to confirm your pregnancy with free pregnancy testing and an ultrasound at our center. This way, you know where your pregnancy stands.
An ultrasound give you valuable information when considering abortion. It confirms how far along you are, the viability and location of your pregnancy, and whether there are possible pregnancy complications present.
Schedule a pregnancy confirmation appointment today to get answers and find the clarity you need to make a decision. We are here for you.