News Headlines Article

Assembly backs expanded abortion access
San Diego Union-Tribune

With the San Diego County delegation split along party lines, the Assembly approved legislation Tuesday that would allow more medical professionals to perform a certain type of first-trimester abortion rather than only licensed physicians. The legislation seeks to expand abortion services, mostly in rural areas, by permitting nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives and physician assistants to perform what’s called the aspiration procedure. They would have to undergo specialized training.

Commands