Sunday, June 26, 2022

Governor Baker Signs Executive Order to Protect Access to Reproductive Health Care Services

"GOV. CHARLIE BAKER on Friday signed an executive order protecting Massachusetts abortion providers from prosecution by other states that have made providing an abortion a criminal act.

The order prohibits executive agencies from assisting another state’s investigation into anyone receiving or providing an abortion. It also bars abortion providers from losing their license or being disciplined based on an out-of-state charge. And it bars the state from cooperating with extradition requests from states pursuing criminal charges against people involved with providing reproductive health services that are legal in Massachusetts."

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Governor Baker Signs Executive Order
Governor Baker Signs Executive Order

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