In the six months after the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization on June 24, 2022, 23 states enacted severe restrictions on abortion, and nearly a third were enforcing these bans as legal battles continue to unfold. To limit the impact of the decision, more states directed their legislative efforts to protect access to abortion, according to new data released today from the Center for Public Health Law Research at Temple University’s Beasley School of Law capturing the policy landscape through January 1, 2023.
New data tracking state-level preemption show uptick in laws addressing local control of policies in K-12 education
The legal limitations restricting abortion in the United States continue to erode access to reproductive health care at an alarming pace while other states work to protect and expand access, according to updated data released by the Center for Public Health Law Research at Temple University’s Beasley School of Law.
In the legislative sessions spanning January 1, 2021, through May 20, 2022, state legislators introduced 1,531 bills to change the scope and allocation of emergency health authority, according to new data released today by the Center for Public Health Law Research at Temple University’s Beasley School of Law.
Expanding its partnership with America’s largest cities to help implement policies that can improve residents’ access to healthy choices, CityHealth, an initiative of the de Beaumont Foundation and Kaiser Permanente, released today its first annual ranking of the largest 75 cities with its revised 12-policy package.
As opioids continue to claim record numbers of lives in the United States, state governments are facing decisions about to how to handle funds resulting from settlements with opioid manufacturers and distributors.
In the initial two months following the US Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization on June 24, 2022, states have engaged in a flurry of activity to either limit the impact of the decision by shoring up access to abortion or by doubling-down on the new ability to pass laws restricting access to reproductive care.
Alina Schnake-Mahl, ScD, MPH, an assistant professor of health management and policy at the Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health, has been appointed as a Center for Public Health Law Research Fellow for a two-year term.
Join the Center for Public Health Law Research at Temple University's Beasley School of Law for the 2022 APHA Annual Meeting.
Today, the Center for Public Health Law Research at Temple University’s Beasley School of Law (CPHLR) received a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Helping to End Addiction Long-term Initiative, or NIH HEAL Initiative, to support the creation of a new center to deliver lay-friendly, culturally-appropriate information of the latest scientific findings to communities most affected by the pain, opioid and overdose crises.