Americans United for Life (AUL) has recently published a Best and Worst States for Defending Life 2009. It is a state by state legal guide for Abortion, Bioethics and the End of Life.
It is an extensive review of State policy and law for each state and has a ranking methodology for each of the defined areas of Defending Life. Pennsylvania is ranked the Best State and California the Worst for Defending Life.
Regardless of your views or politics, the AUL study provides important insight into your state’s positions on issues such as assisted suicide, human cloning, stem cell research, parental notification for abortion for minors and other matters. It is info you may find useful. Source: Defending Life 2009
|Best States||Worst States|
|1. Pennsylvania||50. California|
|2. Louisiana||49. Hawaii|
|3. South Dakota||48. Vermont|
|4. Oklahoma||47. New Jersey|
|5. Mississippi||46. Connecticut|
|6. Texas||45. Nevada|
|7. North Dakota||44. Oregon|
|8. Nebraska||43. New York|
|9. Arkansas||42. Washington|
|10. Indiana||41. Illinois|