(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
A reference to the role of the Esperansa Project in the Pacific Island Times from 2018. https://www.pacificislandtimes.com/single-post/2018...
From the 2016 Abortion Report. Every year, it's the same story.
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By Tim Rohr For nearly 30 years our “Catholic” island of Guam was the abortion capital of the nation in terms of providing the fewest l...