Political Info and Laws in Brief
- Governor Sean Parnell (R) is anti-choice.
- The Alaska House is anti-choice.
- The Alaska Senate is mixed-choice.
Alaska has an unconstitutional and unenforceable criminal ban on abortion.
Alaska law subjects women seeking abortion services to biased-counseling requirements.
Refusal to Provide Medical Services
Alaska 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
Alaska restricts young women's access to abortion services by mandating parental notice.
Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers (TRAP)
Alaska subjects abortion providers to burdensome restrictions not applied to other medical professionals.
Alaska law improves women's access to emergency contraception (EC).
Low-Income Women's Access to Abortion
Alaska provides low-income women access to abortion.
State Constitutional Protection
Alaska's constitution provides greater protection for a woman's right to choose than the U.S. Constitution.