Bill Requiring Colleges to Provide Abortion Pills to Students Reintroduced in California After Being Vetoed

Posted on December 5, 2018 1:30 pm

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A bill mandating college health centers provide abortion pills to students has been reintroduced in the California Senate after being vetoed by Governor Jerry Brown.

Brown previously struck down the bill in September.

The bill, The “College Student Right to Access Act,” or SB 24, was reintroduced on Monday by Democratic State Senator Connie Leyva. Following the midterms, there is a new governor-elect and a Democratic supermajority — so she hopes to now be able to push it through.

Leyva wrote in a statement that the bill “will ensure access to medication abortion services on California public university campuses