Reproductive health act

“There was unfinished business when the Reproductive Health Act was passed in 2019,” Hochul said, taking a not-so-subtle swipe at her predecessor. “Now that I’m in charge, there will be no more delays..."
The reality for women seeking late abortions in New York has barely changed.
The RHA moves abortion statutes out of the penal code, codifying the right to the procedure in the state's health laws in case the federal government ever prohibits abortion.
New York Democrats and pro-choice proponents say a women's right to an abortion in New York may be in jeopardy.
One step Governor Cuomo has so far not used: the power the state constitution gives him to order the Senate to return in an extraordinary session.
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