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Connecticut's grade on choice-related laws:


Access Fact

13 percent of Connecticut counties have no abortion clinic


Source: Guttmacher Institute

State Affiliate

NARAL Pro-Choice Connecticut
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Twitter: @ProChoiceCT
Phone: 203.787.8763

Political Info and Laws in Brief


  • Governor Dannel Malloy (D) is pro-choice.


  • The Connecticut House is pro-choice.
  • The Connecticut Senate is pro-choice.


Refusal to Provide Medical Services

Connecticut allows certain individuals or entities to refuse to provide women specific reproductive-health services, information, or referrals.
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Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers (TRAP)

Connecticut subjects abortion providers to burdensome restrictions not applied to other medical professionals.
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Emergency Contraception

Connecticut law improves women's access to emergency contraception (EC).
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Freedom of Choice Act

Connecticut has an affirmative right to choose in its state law.
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Insurance Coverage for Contraception

Connecticut law requires health-insurance plans that cover prescription medication to provide the same coverage for contraception.
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Low-Income Women's Access to Abortion

Connecticut provides low-income women access to abortion.
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Low-Income Women's Access to Family Planning

Connecticut provides certain low-income women increased coverage for Medicaid-funded family-planning services.
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Protection Against Clinic Violence

Connecticut law protects women seeking reproductive-health care and medical personnel from blockades and violence.
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State Constitutional Protection

Connecticut's constitution provides greater protection for a woman's right to choose than the U.S. Constitution.
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Informed Consent

Connecticut has an abortion-specific informed-consent law.
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Post-Viability Abortion Restriction

Connecticut restricts post-viability abortion.
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Young Women's Access to Abortion

Connecticut requires young women to receive counseling prior to receiving an abortion.
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