New York State has the most open and least restrictive laws regarding abortion. Many women travel from other states and other countries to New York to receive abortion care.
- Medicaid covers abortion for low-income women.
- Teenagers do not need a parent’s permission to have an abortion.
- There are no 24-hour waiting periods so abortions can be performed in one visit.
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