New Jersey governor applauds rule allowing nurses to perform abortions
December 20, 2021
CWN Editor's Note: New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, who identifies himself as Catholic, has welcomed the adoption of new state regulations that allow non-doctors to perform abortions.
Under new regulations advanced by the state’s Board of Medical Examiners, legal abortions may be performed by nurses, midwives, and physician’s assistants. Governor Murphy said: “Removing outdated barriers to care ensures that all New Jerseyans have equitable access to reproductive health care.”
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