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1 Year Since Dobbs


July 26, 2022

Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

In a 6-3 decision, the US Supreme Court ruled that the constitution does not confer a right to an abortion, overruling Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey.

June 24, 2022

ACLU and SisterSong file a lawsuit in the Superior Court of Fulton County bringing a state constitutional challenge against H.B. 481. Read SisterSong v. Georgia.

October 25, 2022

SisterSong v. State of Georgia goes to trial.

November 23, 2022

The Georgia Supreme Court grants an emergency stay of Fulton County’s injunction, allowing H.B. 481 to take effect again, banning abortions around six weeks

July 20, 2022

Federal Appeals court allows Georgia House Bill (H.B.) 481 to take effect. H.B. 481 bans abortion after a determination of the presence of a detectable human heartbeat," defined as "embryonic or fetal cardiac activity," which typically occurs around six weeks into pregnancy.

August 15, 2022

Superior Court of Fulton County refuses to block Georgia H.B. 481, allowing the state to ban abortions around 6 weeks.

November 15, 2022

Superior Court of Fulton County strikes down Georgia H.B. 481. The Georgia Constitution prohibits the legislature from passing laws that violate federal constitutional precedent - H.B. 481 was first introduced in 2019, when Roe v. Wade was still in place.

March 28, 2023

Georgia Supreme Court heard oral arguments in SisterSong v. State of Georgia.


Abortions in Georgia have

decreased by 39.6%

in the months following the Dobbs decision.

Chart based on data from the #WeCount report. doi: 10.46621/143729dhcsyz



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