The Freedom of Reproductive Alternative Act codifies the appropriate to abortion and expands contraception protection underneath non-public insurance coverage and Medicaid.
This comes because the governor anticipates doable modifications to the Roe v. Wade ruling throughout a Supreme Court docket listening to later this yr.
“No matter whether or not or not the Supreme Court docket overturns Roe v. Wade, New Jersey’s place in help of the appropriate to reproductive autonomy will stay clear and unchanged,” Murphy stated. “The price of reproductive well being providers is now not a barrier for many who want them.”
The invoice leaves out a requirement for insurance coverage protection of abortion.