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New York Abortion Laws Shield Patients, Providers From Suits

June 13, 2022, 4:58 PM

New York on Monday reinforced its standing as a reproductive-rights sanctuary by enacting laws that allow patients and health-care providers to counter-punch against legal attacks on abortion that originate in other states.

The laws specifically reference people who travel from another state to access reproductive services. Apple and Amazon are among the companies that already have pledged to cover costs for workers seeking reproductive rights services in another state.

“The women of New York will never be subjugated to government-mandated pregnancies, because that’s what will ensue if Roe v. Wade is overturned by the Supreme Court,” Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) ...