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Grade

Georgia's grade on choice-related laws:

Methodology

Access Fact

94 percent of Georgia counties have no abortion provider

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 has a "Choose Life" license-plate program and refers women to CPCs.
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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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