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New Report: “New Hampshire contributes to a record year for abortion restrictions”

The New Hampshire Bulletin reported today that, according to the Guttmacher Institute, “New Hampshire is one of 19 states to enact a total of 106 abortion restrictions in the past year, the most in a single year since Roe v. Wade was decided in 1973.” This shocking report comes after Governor Sununu — the most anti-choice governor in New Hampshire history — signed into law an abortion ban with no exceptions for rape, incest, or fatal fetal anomaly, mandatory ultrasounds, and felony penalties for doctors and after his Executive Council voted to defund Planned Parenthood and other family planning organizations. New Hampshire Bulletin: New Hampshire contributes to a record year for abortion restrictions By Annmarie Timmins Key Excerpts: New Hampshire is one of 19 states to enact a total of 106 abortion restrictions in the past year, the most in a single year since Roe v. Wade was decided in 1973, according to an analysis by the Guttmacher Institute. The prior record was set in 2011, when 89 new laws were enacted by states. [...]

New Hampshire now joins 27 other states that require everyone seeking an abortion to get an ultrasound, even those within the allowed period [...]

New Hampshire’s new law also subjects abortion providers who violate the law to up to seven years in jail. Read the full article at New Hampshire Bulletin. Background:

  • InDepthNH: According To Planned Parenthood Northern New England, Sununu Is The First Governor In Modern New Hampshire History To Sign An Abortion Ban Into Law

  • Union Leader: Sununu “NH's most anti-choice governor”

  • InDepthNH: The Legislature Must Repeal Governor Sununu’s Abortion Ban

  • Seacoast Online: Op-ed: We served as Republicans. NH government should not interfere with women’s rights