California has officially removed cost-sharing for all abortion services in California.
This week, Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB 245, officially removing insurance co-pays or any other cost-sharing requirement for all abortion services in California.
“California continues to prioritize taxpayer-funded abortion access as the single best solution to challenges facing women in our state,” said California Catholic Conference Executive Director Kathleen Domingo. “Instead, the bishops of California support life-affirming efforts to assist women, children, and families with initiatives such as AB 1937 that provides financial assistance for birth and infant classes, doula services, midwifery care, and lactation support.”
SB 245 by Senator Lena Gonzales (D – Long Beach) was vigorously opposed by the CCC. The countless letters and alerts submitted through the Catholic Legislative Network did not go unnoticed.
There are at least 12 additional abortion bills that the CCC is currently fighting. Please continue to visit cacatholic.org for updates and ways to help defeat these bills.