Add Your Name: Legalize Gestational Surrogacy in New York
All New Yorkers, including LGBTQ people and couples struggling with fertility, should be able to fulfill their dream of becoming parents.
Currently New York is one of only three states that ban the practice of gestational surrogacy, creating legal uncertainty and forcing many New York families to go through costly and harmful hurdles, including traveling outside of the state.
This year, we must pass legislation to lift the ban on gestational surrogacy, provide the strongest protections for surrogates in the nation, and ensure that all parents have access to necessary legal protections for their children.
The legislation will also: