Senate Joins House In Expanding Access To Abortion


Sen. Gary Winfield talks to Rep. Matt Blumenthal outdoors the Senate Credit score: Hugh McQuaid picture

The Senate voted late Friday night to develop obtain to abortion expert services in Connecticut and defend doctors and patients from restrictive policies of other states in advance of action by the U.S. Supreme Court docket. 

The Senate voted 25-9. It was not extended celebration lines. 3 Democratic Senators voted against it and 5 Republican Senators voted for the laws.

“The reproductive rights afforded to citizens of Connecticut may well not be afforded to inhabitants of other states,” Sen. Gary Winfield, D-New Haven, reported. “This usually means that we have to have to believe about what we will do when that time comes.” 


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