The Vermont Statutes Online
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Subchapter 001 : FREEDOM OF CHOICE ACT(Cite as: 18 V.S.A. § 9493)
§ 9493. Purpose and policy
(a) The State of Vermont recognizes the fundamental right of every individual to choose or refuse contraception or sterilization.
(b) The State of Vermont recognizes the fundamental right of every individual who becomes pregnant to choose to carry a pregnancy to term, to give birth to a child, or to have an abortion. (Added 2019, No. 47, § 2, eff. June 10, 2019.)