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Sunday, June 9, 2019

CNA: GUAM GOVERNOR WANTS TO EXPAND ABORTION

Guam governor wants to expand abortion, but local doctors are unwilling



Hagatna, Guam, Jun 9, 2019 / 04:24 am (CNA).- The government of the island of Guam is offering waivers and discounts for contraception through a public health clinic, and the territory’s governor has said she wants to find a doctor willing to perform abortions, after the retirement of the island’s last abortionist.

Governor Lourdes Leon Guerrero, a former nurse who took office in January, recently expressed her wish to expand abortion access in the state, but no doctors on the island are willing to perform abortions. CONTINUED

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