The Supreme Court in Dobbs held there is no constitutional right to abortion. From now on, federal courts will apply a deferential level of review and uphold most state bans or restrictions. What does this mean for people in Maryland? While much has been said about Maryland’s abortion-protective laws, more needs to be done to ensure long-lasting protection. Many states have banned or are poised to ban abortion with severely limited exceptions. Anti-abortion groups are drafting proposed state laws to preclude residents from accessing abortion care in other states.
Opinion: Protecting and broadening Maryland’s access to abortion care
July 13, 2022