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The Journey to Stop Boggs

When we launched our campaign against Michael Boggs' nomination, we knew it would be an uphill battle. But we couldn't stay on the sidelines. See how this pro-choice victory played out.

Victory! Michael Boggs' Nomination Blocked

The Senate adjourned without advancing judicial nominee Michael Boggs to a vote. Senators heard loud and clear the unified voices calling for a federal bench that puts constitutional rights above personal ideology.

Grade

Georgia's grade on choice-related laws:

Methodology

Access Fact

96 percent of Georgia counties have no abortion clinic

Methodology

Source: Guttmacher Institute

Political Info and Laws in Brief

Executives

  • Governor Nathan Deal (R) is anti-choice.

Legislature

  • The Georgia House is anti-choice.
  • The Georgia Senate is anti-choice.

ANTI-CHOICE LAWS

Abortion Bans

Georgia has criminal bans on abortion.
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Biased Counseling & Mandatory Delay

Georgia law subjects women seeking abortion services to biased-counseling requirements and mandatory delays.
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Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Georgia refers women to CPCs and has a "Choose Life" license-plate program.
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Insurance Prohibition for Abortion

Georgia restricts insurance coverage of abortion for some individuals.
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Refusal to Provide Medical Services

Georgia allows certain individuals or entities to refuse to provide women specific reproductive-health services, information, or referrals.
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Restrictions on Low-Income Women's Access to Abortion

Georgia restricts low-income women's access to abortion.
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Restrictions on Young Women's Access to Abortion

Georgia restricts young women's access to abortion services by mandating parental notice.
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Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers (TRAP)

Georgia subjects abortion providers to burdensome restrictions not applied to other medical professionals.
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PRO-CHOICE LAWS

Contraceptive Equity

Georgia law requires health-insurance plans that cover prescription medication to provide the same coverage for contraception.
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Low-Income Women's Access to Family Planning

Georgia provides certain low-income women increased coverage for Medicaid-funded family-planning services.
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OTHER RELEVANT LAWS

Post-Viability Abortion Restriction

Georgia restricts post-viability abortion.
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