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 anti-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 improves women's access to emergency contraception (EC).
Insurance Coverage for Contraception
New York law requires health-insurance plans that cover prescription medication to provide the same coverage for contraception.
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.