“California has great public policy regarding abortion access, but great public policy does not always translate to women being able to have greater access to care," especially in the more rural spaces of the state's Central Valley.
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“Donald Trump and McDonald's share a vision for America—where the greed of wealthy corporations reigns supreme,” said Josh B. Fox, an organizer with Indivisible Chicago.