With Roe v. Wade Overturned, Californians Look To Help Those Seeking Abortion Services From Out Of State
California, which has positioned itself as a bastion of reproductive rights, plans to welcome people from states where abortion services are now restricted or banned altogether, following last week's ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court. The state may even help them cover the costs of traveling here.
Reporter: April Dembosky, KQED
Abortion Rights To Be A Major Issue In Mid-Term Election
This is an election year with control of Congress at stake. And progresssive political activists say in the wake of the overturning of Roe v. Wade, abortion and reproductive freedoms will be the biggest issue shaping the political landscape.
Guest: Emiliana Guereca, CEO of the Women’s March Foundation
Legality Of Out Of State Abortions Called Into Question
Legal scholars say it’s unsettled whether Californians could be held legally liable for helping people from out of state get abortions. At issue is whether states have authority to criminalize behavior outside of their borders.
Reporter: Danielle Venton, KQED