GREENWICH VILLAGE, Manhattan (WABC) — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Wednesday that the state will allocate more than $13 million to abortion services.

The announcement was in response to an influx of pregnant people coming to New York from out of state to access reproductive health care.

In Greenwich Village on Wednesday, Hachul vowed to keep abortion legal in New York.

“We will fight. We’re going to fight like hell to make sure that nobody ever touches those rights, right here,” Hokul said.

After the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade last June, Governor Hachul signed bills expanding protections for pregnant women.

“We will be that beacon of hope. We will be that safe haven for women across the country,” Khachul said.

One law prevents other states from suing someone for an abortion they performed in New York.


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