‘We are not there yet’: State legislature passes constitutional amendment to codify right to abortion

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Following the Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade, the California state legislature passed a constitutional amendment protecting the right to abortion and contraceptives, which will appear on the ballot in November.

The California State Assembly passed a constitutional amendment that makes the right to abortion and contraceptives explicit Monday, according to a state Senate press release.
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Brown, Napolitano agreement averts some tuition increases

Undergraduate tuition for California residents will not go up in the next two years and the state will make a large investment in the university’s pension system, according to an agreement reached between UC President Janet Napolitano and Gov. Jerry Brown.
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