1. NY state allows individual providers and institutions to refuse to participate in performing abortions if they wish. NY State does not allow providers/institutions to refuse contraception or sterilization to patients.

  2. Miss. Code Ann. § 41-79-5: 1989. The Mississippi Children's Fun, created in 1989 to provide financial aid to prevent child abuse and neglect, cannot be used to fund abortion services.
  3. HB 2564 Parental consent for minors, informed consent with a 24 hours waiting period, prohibits physicians assistants from providing abortions, allows medical employees or institutions and pharmacies to refuse to admit a patient seeking an abortion on moral or religious grounds. This also includes providing emergency contraception or any medication to prevent fertilization (February 2009)