Political Info and Laws in Brief
- Governor Jack Markell (D) is mixed-choice.
- The Delaware House is mixed-choice.
- The Delaware Senate is mixed-choice.
Delaware has an unconstitutional and unenforceable criminal ban on abortion.
Biased Counseling & Mandatory Delay
Delaware has a partially unconstitutional and unenforceable law that subjects women seeking abortion services to biased-counseling requirements and mandatory delays.
Refusal to Provide Medical Services
Delaware 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
Delaware restricts low-income women's access to abortion.
Restrictions on Young Women's Access to Abortion
Delaware law restricts young women's access to abortion services by mandating parental notice.
Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers (TRAP)
Delaware prohibits certain qualified health-care professionals from providing abortion care.
Delaware law requires health-insurance plans that cover prescription medication to provide the same coverage for contraception.
Low-Income Women's Access to Family Planning
Delaware provides certain low-income women increased coverage for Medicaid-funded family-planning services.
OTHER RELEVANT LAWS
Post-Viability Abortion Restriction
Delaware has an unconstitutional and unenforceable law that restricts post-viability abortion.