New York Governor Signs Abortion “Safe Harbor” Laws

The New York Daily News reports:

New York is going further to protect abortion seekers and providers as a potential Supreme Court ruling is expected that could overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision.

Gov. Hochul on Monday signed a package of new measures into law meant to bolster legal protections for abortion service providers against extradition, arrest and legal proceedings originating in other states and to bar medical misconduct charges for performing reproductive health care.

“The sky is on the verge of falling, literally, in the next week or two that is a very real possibility. And that’s why we’re here today,” Hochul said during a signing ceremony at Cooper Union’s Manhattan campus.

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