From New York to California, some states promise to become “sanctuaries” for abortion

Alice Mark, physician and counselor for the National Abortion Federation in Massachusetts also wonders “what will happen to all these people in the 26 states where abortion will be partially or totally banned“.

There are currently, according to her, 300,000 abortions per year in all these conservative states such as Louisiana, Missouri or Oklahoma.

Governors commit

From the shock announcement of Supreme Court decisionNew York State Governor Kathy Hochul was the first politician to denounce a “rollback of the rights of millions of American women“and promised to”investing $35 million to facilitate access to abortion health services“.

Our state will always be a sanctuary for those seeking an abortion.“, assured the elected Democrat.

Advocate for access to contraceptive health care, including abortion

At the other end of America, the governors of three states “progressistes” from the West Coast – Gavin Newsom in California, Kate Brown in Oregon and Jay Inslee for Washington State – are “engaged” in a press release to “advocate for access to contraceptive health care, including abortion“.

They regretted that “in more than half of the country – i.e. 33.6 million women (10% of the American population, editor’s note) – abortion (either) henceforth illegal or inaccessible“.

The three states must release 152 million dollars in aid.

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