Gov. Hochul signs bill to protect doctors prescribing abortion pills to out-of-state patients

Posted on AllSides June 24th, 2023
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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.— Gov. Kathy Hochul signed legislation recently that will protect New York doctors from being prosecuted for prescribing abortion pills to patients located out of state where the drugs are banned. The legislation ensures doctors, medical providers, and facilitators in the state are able to provide telehealth services to patients outside of New York “without fear of litigation in states where abortion services are outlawed or restricted,” according to a press release issued recently by the governor’s office. Telehealth abortions by way of medication have accounted for an...

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