Mass. General Laws c.112 § 12L

Personal decision regarding pregnancy

This is an unofficial version of a Massachusetts General Law. For more information on this topic, please see law about abortion.

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Amended by St.2020, c.263, effective December 29, 2020.


Section 12L

The commonwealth, or a subdivision thereof, shall not interfere with a person’s personal decision and ability to prevent, commence, terminate or continue their own pregnancy consistent with this chapter, or restrict the use of medically appropriate methods of abortion or the manner in which medically appropriate abortion is provided.

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Last updated: December 11, 2020

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