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Thu Jan 13, 2022, 09:27 PM

Gov. Murphy signs bill ensuring woman's right to an abortion in New Jersey

Source: New Jersey News 12

Jan 13, 2022, 5:43pmUpdated 4h ago

Gov. Phil Murphy has signed a bill enshrining the right to get an abortion into state law.

The governor signed the Freedom of Reproductive Choice Act into law on Thursday in Teaneck. It fulfills a campaign pledge made in the lead-up to his reelection victory in November and after it appeared as if the Democrat-led Legislature might fail to advance the bill.

Sponsors of the new law say that it will increase a woman’s access to contraceptives and to affordable reproductive health care.

“Everyone deserves the ability to make their own personal health choices and we also know it will promote the health and well-being of the people in our state, while showing the country and the world that New Jersey stands for compassion, dignity and freedom,” said former Democratic Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle.

Read more: https://newjersey.news12.com/gov-murphy-signs-bill-ensuring-woman-s-right-to-an-abortion-in-new-jersey




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George II Jan 13 OP
BumRushDaShow Jan 13 #1
Joinfortmill Jan 13 #2
Demovictory9 Jan 13 #3
babylonsister Jan 13 #4
Diamond_Dog Jan 13 #5
paleotn Jan 13 #6
Deuxcents Jan 13 #7
PortTack Jan 13 #8
pfitz59 Jan 13 #9
niyad Jan 13 #10

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Thu Jan 13, 2022, 09:32 PM

1. Good

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Thu Jan 13, 2022, 09:34 PM

2. Excellent

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Thu Jan 13, 2022, 09:34 PM

3. excellent

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Thu Jan 13, 2022, 09:35 PM

4. Bravo! I hope this starts a trend. nt

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Thu Jan 13, 2022, 09:36 PM

5. Wonderful

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Thu Jan 13, 2022, 09:40 PM

6. Outstanding!!

One bright ray of sunshine in an otherwise dark day.

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Thu Jan 13, 2022, 09:58 PM

7. California, too?

I thought I read that they, too, just signed this into law.

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Response to George II (Original post)

Thu Jan 13, 2022, 10:02 PM

8. GREAT! Illinois Governor Pritzker codified our laws to protect abortion rights

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Thu Jan 13, 2022, 10:07 PM

9. Need this nationwide

"Stay Out of my Womb. I'm Not Your Property" Law

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Thu Jan 13, 2022, 11:07 PM

10. Excellent

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