USA – A roundup of controversial red-state actions restricting abortion, LGBTQ rights and more

Compiled by Jon Passantino, CNN
Wed April 6, 2022

(CNN)Republican-led states around the country have enacted a flurry of new restrictions on abortion, LGBTQ and transgender youth rights, and discussion of critical race theory.

Here's a look at some of the legislation that has passed this session, what's next for the bills and what else is under consideration. The wave of activity on the state level comes ahead of a highly anticipated ruling by the US Supreme Court expected later this year that could have major implications for abortion.