WAMC News
11:04 am
Thu October 2, 2003

Emergency Contraception For Rape Victims

Albany, NY – According to a study completed earlier this year, 24 hospitals in 16 counties of New York failed to provide emergency contraception to rape victims. Governor Pataki signed a new law Wednesday that requires all hospitals in the state to fully inform rape victims of their options and provide immediate access to emergency contraception. More from North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley.