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Bill to allow some non-physician abortions is pulled

May 4, 2012

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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

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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

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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 […]