New York Consolidated Laws, Penal Law - PEN § 125.55 Self-abortion in the first degree

A female is guilty of self-abortion in the first degree when, being pregnant for more than twenty-four weeks, she commits or submits to an abortional act upon herself which causes her miscarriage, unless such abortional act is justifiable pursuant to subdivision three of section 125.05 .

Self-abortion in the first degree is a class A misdemeanor.


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