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Californians Will Vote in November on Constitutional Amendment Protecting Abortion Rights

HeadlineJun 28, 2022

In California, state lawmakers on Monday agreed to put a constitutional amendment up for a vote on the November ballot that would enshrine the legal right to an abortion. Los Angeles resident Raquel Rojas joined hundreds of protesters who took to the streets Monday.

Raquel Rojas: “We are protesting here for everybody’s right to have body autonomy, for the undocumented women, for the Black women, for the Indigenous women, for the women in domestic violence domestic partnerships and the women that are going to get pregnant against their will. How is it possible that AR-15 has more rights in this country than a woman? We are failing our girls if we are not out in the streets.”

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