Political Info and Laws in Brief
- Governor Patrick McCrory (R) is anti-choice.
- The North Carolina House is anti-choice.
- The North Carolina Senate is anti-choice.
Biased Counseling & Mandatory Delay
North Carolina law subjects women seeking abortion services to biased-counseling requirements and mandatory delays.
Crisis Pregnancy Centers
North Carolina funds CPCs directly, refers women to CPCs, and has an unconstitutional and unenforceable "Choose Life" license-plate program.
Insurance Prohibition for Abortion
North Carolina restricts insurance coverage of abortion for some individuals.
Refusal to Provide Medical Services
North Carolina allows certain individuals or entities to refuse to provide women specific reproductive-health services, information, or referrals.
Restrictions on Low-Income Women's Access to Abortion
North Carolina restricts low-income women's access to abortion.
Restrictions on Young Women's Access to Abortion
North Carolina law restricts young women's access to abortion services by mandating parental consent.
Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers (TRAP)
North Carolina subjects abortion providers to burdensome restrictions not applied to other medical professionals.
Insurance Coverage for Contraception
North Carolina law requires health-insurance plans that cover prescription medication to provide the same coverage for contraception.
Low-Income Women's Access to Family Planning
North Carolina provides certain low-income women increased coverage for Medicaid-funded family-planning services.
Protection Against Clinic Violence
North Carolina law protects women seeking reproductive-health care and medical personnel from blockades and violence.
OTHER RELEVANT LAWS
Post-Viability Abortion Restriction
North Carolina restricts post-viability abortion.