The state of Connecticut has launched a telephone hotline and website to help people who are looking for information on abortion services in the state get connected to resources.
This comes after the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.
The phone line is 1-866-CTCHOICE (1-866-282-4642) and the website is portal.ct.gov/reproductiverights.
“If you are ready to have a family, we want you to you have access to the healthcare you need, and if for any reason you need abortion services, we support you and we want to make sure you can find the healthcare you need as easily as possible. That’s why setting up this hotline and website is a priority for me and my team,” Gov. Ned Lamont said in a statement.
“A woman’s right to choose to have a safe abortion has been at the heart of providing safe care to women for 50 years,” Connecticut Department of Public Health Commissioner Manisha Juthani said in a statement. “In Connecticut, we are fortunate that there will be no change to continuing to provide women safe choices in their medical care. We will always be committed to optimizing public health. In Connecticut, a woman’s right to choose is still protected.”
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