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Friday, June 7, 2019

TIME: THERE ARE NO ABORTION PROVIDERS IN GUAM

There Are No Abortion Providers in Guam — the Governor Wants That to Change


(HONOLULU) — Lourdes Leon Guerrero vigorously defended abortion rights as she campaigned to become the first female governor of Guam. She won, but now no doctors are willing to perform the procedure she fought so hard to defend. The last abortion provider in the heavily Catholic U.S. territory retired in May 2018. That’s forcing women seeking to end their pregnancies to fly thousands of miles from the remote Pacific island — a costly and sometimes prohibitive step. CONTINUED

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A MATTER OF LIFE AND VOTE

A reference to the role of the Esperansa Project in the Pacific Island Times from 2018. https://www.pacificislandtimes.com/single-post/2018...