Abortion is still legal in North Carolina.
Protecting abortion access will now come down to advocacy on the state level. The margins are razor-thin in the General Assembly, and anti-abortion legislators are actively trying to pass bills restricting abortion.
During this tumultuous time, you may be wondering how this will impact your current or future abortion access. You may also be wondering how you can get involved with reproductive advocacy and help protect abortion access in our state. This guide is a comprehensive collection of information, resources, and action items for abortion in NC. Whether you need an abortion now, you’re planning for your future, or you want to support the movement, this guide has you covered.
In June, the NC General Assembly passed a bill banning most abortions after 12 weeks of pregnancy and adding a multitude of restrictions on abortion prior to 12 weeks. Most parts of the bill went into effect on July 1, 2023. This guide includes updated legal restrictions on abortion in North Carolina.
Abortion is a normal part of reproductive health care. No one should be forced to carry a pregnancy against their will. We are here to help, and we won’t back down.