Political Info and Laws in Brief
- Governor Susana Martinez (R) is anti-choice.
- The New Mexico House is mixed-choice.
- The New Mexico Senate is pro-choice.
New Mexico has an unconstitutional and unenforceable criminal ban on abortion.
Refusal to Provide Medical Services
New Mexico allows certain individuals or entities to refuse to provide women specific reproductive-health services, information, or referrals.
Restrictions on Young Women's Access to Abortion
New Mexico has an unconstitutional and unenforceable law that restricts young women's access to abortion services by mandating parental consent.
Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers (TRAP)
New Mexico prohibits certain qualified health-care professionals from providing abortion care.
New Mexico law requires health-insurance plans that cover prescription medication to provide the same coverage for contraception.
New Mexico law improves women's access to emergency contraception (EC).
Low-Income Women's Access to Abortion
New Mexico provides low-income women access to abortion.
Low-Income Women's Access to Family Planning
New Mexico provides certain low-income women increased coverage for Medicaid-funded family-planning services.
State Constitutional Protection
New Mexico's constitution provides greater protection for a woman's right to choose than the U.S. Constitution.
OTHER RELEVANT LAWS
Post-Viability Abortion Restriction
New Mexico restricts post-viability abortion.