King County Council to vote on $500,000 in abortion access funding

Many took to the streets of Seattle on the Fourth of July to protest the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.

SEATTLE — King County is set to consider emergency legislation that would authorize a half-million dollars in abortion access funding. The vote happening on Tuesday is about allocating that funding to Northwest Abortion Access Fund, a nonprofit organization that helps people secure abortion care in the Pacific Northwest.

On the Fourth of July, people turned out to march in protest of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. They walked from Cal Anderson to Volunteer Park in Seattle.

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