Each year NARAL publishes Who Decides? A State-by-State Review of Abortion and Reproductive Rights, which chronicles laws regulating abortion across the country, including a ranking of all the states based on the degree to which they restrict women's access to abortion.

The rankings are based on NARAL's evaluation of state laws in 14 categories, including: husband/parent consent requirements, waiting periods, insurance coverage, clinic protection, abortion procedures and time limits. States received points in each category, zero points meaning the laws were pro-choice. Points were totaled to calculate an overall grade between "A" and "F." This year, only 9 states earned an A; more than one-third of states received an F; and the overall grade for the country was a D+.


















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