SACRAMENTO, Calif. (BP) -- Pro-lifers in California and across the country are celebrating a surprising win delivered by the state's pro-abortion rights governor, Jerry Brown.
Brown vetoed a bill Sept. 30 that would have required the state's public universities to provide abortion drugs for students by Jan. 1, 2022. A longtime supporter of abortion rights, the governor said in his veto message that the legislation is unnecessary because such abortion services "are widely available off-campus."
"What a refreshing thing, to see someone do the right thing, even if it means siding against one's tribe," Southern Baptist ethicist Russell Moore said. "Governor Brown and I disagree on some important things -- the right to life for unborn children being one of them. But I am thankful indeed to see him veto this measure that would put abortion-inducing drugs on campuses across the state of California. Read More