NARAL Pro-Choice America

Shortcut Navigation:

Get Email Updates

* means required

Privacy Policy >>
   Please leave this field empty

Donate

Donate now to help protect choice in Congress

With your gift, we will work to protect a woman's right to choose at all levels of government.

Donate Now

Maine

Grade

Maine's grade on choice-related laws:

Methodology

Access Fact

69 percent of Maine counties have no abortion provider

Methodology

Source: Guttmacher Institute

Political Info and Laws in Brief

Executives

  • Governor Paul LePage (R) is anti-choice.

Legislature

  • The Maine House is pro-choice.
  • The Maine Senate is mixed-choice.

ANTI-CHOICE LAWS

Refusal to Provide Medical Services

Maine allows certain individuals or entities to refuse to provide women specific reproductive-health services, information, or referrals.
Details »

Restrictions on Low-Income Women's Access to Abortion

Maine restricts low-income women's access to abortion.
Details »

Restrictions on Young Women's Access to Abortion

Maine restricts young women's access to abortion by requiring parental consent in some cases and mandating counseling before a young woman may obtain abortion care.
Details »

Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers (TRAP)

Maine prohibits certain qualified health-care professionals from providing abortion care.
Details »

PRO-CHOICE LAWS

Contraceptive Equity

Maine law requires health-insurance plans that cover prescription medication to provide the same coverage for contraception.
Details »

Emergency Contraception

Maine law improves women's access to emergency contraception (EC).
Details »

Freedom of Choice Act

Maine has an affirmative right to choose in its state law.
Details »

Guaranteed Access to Prescriptions

Maine guarantees that women's birth-control prescriptions will be filled.
Details »

Protection Against Clinic Violence

Maine law protects women seeking reproductive-health care and medical personnel from blockades and violence.
Details »

OTHER RELEVANT LAWS

Informed Consent

Maine has an abortion-specific informed-consent law.
Details »

Post-Viability Abortion Restriction

Maine restricts post-viability abortion.
Details »


Bookmark and Share

©2014 NARAL Pro-Choice America and NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation   Copyright Information