If the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, as a leaked draft opinion suggested it will, Georgia and 25 other states with pending bans on the books have more to consider than just medical issues.

New laws that could be allowed to take effect in a post-Roe scenario carry criminal penalties for those who seek or assist with abortions.

Amanda Clark Palmer, with Garland Samuel & Loeb in Atlanta. Courtesy photo Amanda Clark Palmer of Garland Samuel & Loeb in Atlanta. (Courtesy photo)