SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California launched a publicly funded web site on Tuesday to advertise the state’s abortion companies, itemizing clinics, linking to monetary assist for journey and lodging and letting youngsters in different states know they don’t want their mother and father permission to get an abortion within the state.

The web site is a part of Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom’s pledge to make California a sanctuary for ladies looking for abortions now that the U.S. Supreme Court docket has overturned Roe v. Wade — the landmark 1973 determination that mentioned states couldn’t ban abortion.

The state finances contains $200 million to strengthen entry to abortion in California, together with cash to construct an internet site selling the state’s abortion companies. That web site went dwell on Tuesday, following an announcement from Newsom.

“Abortion is authorized, protected and accessible right here in Califonria — whether or not or not you reside right here, know that we have now your again,” Newsom mentioned in a information launch.

The web site — — contains data on several types of abortion and tips on how to get one. The positioning has sections dedicated to individuals who dwell outdoors of California and immigrants who’re residing within the nation with out authorized permission, saying federal insurance policies preserve immigration officers away from well being care services.

There’s a map displaying the placement of 166 abortion clinics statewide. Individuals can click on to see a whole map, or they will enter a metropolis and get a listing of clinics close by. It says individuals who dwell in California may be capable to get abortion remedy by mail, foregoing the necessity to go to a clinic.

Anti-abortion advocates have lamented using public funds to spice up such companies, arguing California has a myriad of different issues extra deserving of public funding. However they haven’t been in a position to cease it in a state that’s dominated by Democratic lawmakers and the place public polls present a majority of voters assist abortion rights.

Newsom introduced the web site the identical day Republican U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina launched a invoice that will ban abortions nationwide after 15 weeks of being pregnant. Graham portrayed his invoice as a “accountable different” to what he says are the permissive legal guidelines favored by Democrats.

In a put up to his Twitter account, Newsom juxtaposed Graham’s invoice with California’s new web site, saying Democrats are serving to ladies whereas Republicans wish to management them.

“That’s their agenda,” Newsom tweeted. “CA’s combating again.”

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