When Did Abortion Become Legal

in the USA?

When did abortion become legal in the USA? Well, it depends on which state you live in.

Although abortion became legal in all 50 states on January 22, 1973 when the Supreme Court ruled on the Roe v Wade and Doe v Bolton cases, abortion was fully legal in four states and Washington, DC before then and in select cases in other states.

Read more about abortion history in the United States.