Political Info and Laws in Brief
- Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) is pro-choice.
- The New York Assembly is pro-choice.
- The New York Senate is mixed-choice.
Refusal to Provide Medical Services
New York allows certain individuals or entities to refuse to provide women specific reproductive-health services, information, or referrals.
Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers (TRAP)
New York subjects abortion providers to burdensome restrictions not applied to other medical professionals.
New York law requires health-insurance plans that cover prescription medication to provide the same coverage for contraception.
New York law improves women's access to emergency contraception (EC).
Low-Income Women's Access to Abortion
New York provides low-income women access to abortion.
Low-Income Women's Access to Family Planning
New York provides certain low-income women increased coverage for Medicaid-funded family-planning services.
Protection Against Clinic Violence
New York law protects women seeking reproductive-health care and medical personnel from blockades and violence.
OTHER RELEVANT LAWS
Post-Viability Abortion Restriction
New York restricts post-viability abortion.