Abortion in New York State

Main

Abortion illegal or highly restricted

1965 - 1970

Some state legalize abortion, mostly for residents

1970

NY State legislature legalizes abortion

July 1, 1970

NY State a primary destination for legal abortion

July 1, 1970 - January 22, 1973

Roe vs. Wade

January 1973

Legal abortion in all 50 states

1973 - 1977