A closer look at five regulations

There are 31 states that have at least one of the following abortion regulations: waiting periods, restrictions on health insurance coverage, bans after 20 weeks of pregnancy, requirements that clinics meet ambulatory surgical center standards or requirements that abortion doctors have hospital admitting privileges. Regulations for clinics to meet ambulatory surgical center standards vary by state, and some are more restrictive than others.

There are 25 states, not including Texas, that have at least one of the last two regulations, which were covered in the Supreme Court ruling on June 27. That does not include Kansas, which has been temporarily enjoined from both ambulatory surgical center standards and requiring hospital privileges. Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Wisconsin have been temporarily enjoined from requiring hospital privileges. Oklahoma has been permanently enjoined from requiring hospital privileges.

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The Supreme Court on June 27 struck down portions of a TX law that required doctors to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital and clinics to meet ambulatory surgical center standards.

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The Supreme Court on June 27 struck down portions of a TX law that required doctors to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital and clinics to meet ambulatory surgical center standards.

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24 states*
require abortion clinics to meet standards similar to those for ambulatory surgical centers

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4 states*
require abortion doctors to have admitting privileges at local hospitals

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have waiting periods

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10 states
restrict health insurance coverage for abortions

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17 states
ban abortion at about 20 weeks postfertilization

requires clinics to meet surgical standards

requires doctors to have admitting privileges at hospitals

has waiting periods

restricts insurance coverage

ban abortion at about 20 weeks postfertilization

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