West Virginia Abortion Laws

Laws regarding abortion and Bills going forth.

West Virginia Abortion Law: Abortion is illegal in West Virginia except in the case of a medical emergency, the fetus is not compatible with life, or in the case of an ectopic pregnancy. In cases of sexual assault, abortion is available up to 8 weeks of pregnancy and up to 14 weeks for a minor,

HB2002: This is a bill going forth that would increase tax credits for adoptive parents and allow funding for West Virginia Pregnancy Help organizations. This bill is soon to be signed by the governor.

A law suit has been filed to limit the restrictions on chemical abortions in West Virginia and North Carolina. Gen bio pro makes the generic version of the abortion pill and has filed in West Virginia claiming that the states abortion law interferes with the legal sale of the drug approved by the FDA.