California Expands Availability of Abortions

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California Expands Availability of Abortions
Sat, 10-19-2013 - 9:21pm

According to the New York Times nurses and midwives may perform abortions in California. "Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday expanded access to abortion in California, signing a bill to allow nurse practitioners, midwives and physician assistants to perform a common type of the procedure, an aspiration abortion, during the first trimester....“We are trending in a different direction, and we’re very proud of it,” said Toni Atkins, the state assemblywoman who wrote the bill. “California has a strong history of support for reproductive health care for women.” She said women in rural parts of the state had trouble finding an abortion provider." read more