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Bill to allow some non-physician abortions is pulled

May 4, 2012


LA Times, May 4, 2012 by Nicholas Riccardi A controversial proposal to allow some nurses, midwives and physician’s assistants to perform certain first-trimester abortions was pulled by its author Friday as she acknowledged it lacked the votes to pass a key legislative committee. The proposal, SB1338, would have positioned California in opposition to many other […]

California Senate Scales Back Bill To Broaden Abortion Access

April 26, 2012


Kaiser Health News, April 26, 2012 In its current form, the bill would allow 41 Californians who are not physicians to perform a certain first-trimester abortion procedure. San Francisco Chronicle: State Bill Would Let Non-Doctors Perform Abortions As states across the country are passing laws to restrict access to abortion, California lawmakers are considering a […]

Abortion Laws Proposed In Some States Would Buck National Trend, Expand Access

April 24, 2012


Huffington Post, April 24, 2012 by Ariel Edwards-Levy WASHINGTON — As many states debate and pass new restrictions on abortion, often against increasing resistance, a small number of others are considering moves in the opposite direction, weighing legislation that would increase access to and coverage of abortions. A California bill awaiting its first hearing this […]