California Plans Extra Abortion Protections
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California voters could get a chance to add abortion protections to the state’s constitution this fall.Gov. Gavin Newsom and top legislative leaders committed Monday to putting an amendment on the November ballot that would “enshrine the right to choose.”Newsom has pledged to make California a sanctuary for people having abortions. State legislative leaders have endorsed 13 bills to fulfill that pledge, including proposals t…
California wants to add abortion rights to state constitution
California politicians say they will move to amend the state’s constitution to offer explicit abortion rights, prompted by news that the U.S. Supreme Court is prepared to strike down 1973’s landmark Roe v. Wade decision.
California leaders vow to protect abortion in constitution
California's governor and top legislative leaders want to add abortion protections to the state's constitution. Their comments came just hours after Politico published a draft opinion from the U.S. Supreme
Calif. Democratic leaders vow to protect abortion rights in wake of leaked SCOTUS draft
"Our daughters, sisters, mothers and grandmothers will not be silenced," California Gov. Gavin Newsom tweeted. "The world is about to hear their fury. California will not sit back. We are going to fight like hell."