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New Mexico governor signs bill protecting access to reproductive and gender-affirming care into law

Posted on AllSides March 17th, 2023
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New Mexico Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Thursday signed into law a bill that prohibits local municipalities and other public bodies from inferring with a person’s ability to access reproductive or gender-affirming health care services. HB7, the Reproductive and Gender-Affirming Health Care Freedom Act, also prohibits any public body from imposing laws, ordinances, policies or regulations that prevent patients from receiving reproductive or gender-affirming care. The move comes in the wake of the reversal of federal abortion rights last year and as several states have enacted measures to prevent...

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