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Doctors Need Answers on Dobbs. Lawyers Don’t Have Them Yet.

Health-care lawyers are being flooded with phone calls in the wake of the Supreme Court decision to throw out Roe v. Wade and return the abortion issue to the states. Hospitals, health systems, telehealth providers, and doctors are looking for answers about whether Texas’s restrictive abortion law will come to other states, whether their health plans could be seen as aiding and abetting...

July 8, 2022

Rep. Obernolte Supports Abortion Ruling by Supreme Court, Cites Roe v. Wade 'Flawed'

Protest and rallies throughout the country, state, and local cities have been sending divided messages as the nation continues to explore an argument that was settled nearly 50 years ago. In Victorville at the superior courthouse, about 80 people showed up to show their disagreement with the Supreme Court ruling...

July 8, 2022

Senator Dave Min and Planned Parenthood Affirm Abortion Rights As Supreme Court Reverses Roe v. Wade

Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine) and Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties issued the following statements in response to the United States Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. The Supreme Court upheld a Mississippi state law that banned nearly all abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, a law that was...

July 8, 2022

California to Redouble Efforts as Safe Haven for Abortions

California Governor Gavin Newsom and other top officials vowed that the most-populous state will be an abortion sanctuary and will lead other liberal areas seeking to protect reproductive rights in the wake of the US Supreme Court ruling dismantling Roe v. Wade. State lawmakers are...

July 8, 2022

Laguna Beach Protest: Swift, Strong Reaction Following Supreme Court Ruling Overturning Roe vs. Wade

A few hundred people gathered in Laguna Beach to protest a U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning the Roe vs. Wade decision — the 1973 case that expanded women’s rights to include the option to have an abortion — one that...

July 8, 2022

New Supreme Court Ruling on Roe v. Wade Exposes Old Reality; America Split on Abortion

Even as the Supreme Court’s move to strike down Roe vs. Wade ended the nation’s old rules on abortion, it created a new reality — America is about to become a split country when it comes to a woman’s right to choose. And in the new, post-Roe world...

July 8, 2022

Commentary: This Is What the End of Roe Looks Like in Southern California

The U.S. Supreme Court’s official decision to overturn Roe vs. Wade and take away abortion rights at the federal level is an outrage. Decades of progress for the health of pregnant people and financial independence of mothers has just been undone. Abortion will...

July 6, 2022

Orange County Abortion Rights Protest Held in Santa Ana

"The Bans Off Abortion Rally is really for us to stand together against the Supreme Court's decision to take away our freedom. This is the first time we've lost a constitutional right, so not only is it unprecedented, it's outrageous. Generations before us, thousands of women fought tirelessly to ensure we had the right to abortion so now its our turn to fight to protect that right," said Nichole Ramirez, Senior Vice President of Communications and Donor Relations, Planned Parenthood of Orange & San Bernardino Counties. 

May 17, 2022

California Expects Influx of Out-of-State Abortion Patients

Planned Parenthood of Orange & San Bernardino Counties Senior Vice President of Communications and Donor Relations Nichole Ramirez speaks to KTLA on the expected influx of out-of-state patients seeking abortion care in California.

May 9, 2022