Jun 29, 2022
In response to the recent Supreme Court ruling, below is a list of current restrictions on abortion in West Virginia. The NASW condemns the decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade.
RESTRICTIONS ON ABORTION
In West Virginia, the following restrictions on abortion were in effect as of June 28, 2022:
A patient must receive state-directed counseling that includes information designed to discourage the patient from having an abortion, and then wait 24 hours before the procedure is provided.
The use of telemedicine to administer medication abortion is prohibited.
The parent of a minor must be notified before an ab...