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Washington state police will not respond to requests from out-of-state agencies for abortion-related information, the governor says.

(CNN)Washington Governor Jay Inslee ordered on Thursday to ban state police from cooperating with out-of-state investigation requests. I put it out. Abortion in his efforts to make the nation a "sanctuary" for those seeking service.

This decision was made after the US Supreme Courtdecided last weekto withdraw the Roe v. Wade case, a 1973 case that guaranteed the right to abortion under the Federal Constitution. I did. Historical rulings essentially put abortion law in the hands of the state. Following the
decision, Washington-is another predominantly democratic state-is implementing regulations to further protect or expand abortion-related laws and policies. Moved for.

"Washington is and will continue to be a sanctuary for abortion care and service in our state, and we act to protect our rights and values. Must be, "read the directive issued by Insley.

"To that end, our law enforcement agencies will cooperate in any way with out-of-state investigations, prosecutions, or other legal action under the laws of another state that contradicts Washington's protection. It is important not to have the right to choose an abortion and provide abortion-related care. ”

Under the Directive, the Washington State Patrol works with the Office of the Justice Secretary and the Office of the Legal Advisors. Establish a process for scrutinizing your requirements. All requests must be documented and reported in accordance with the directive.

Washington is also partnering with California and Oregon to protect those seeking abortion services and to address existing gaps in their protection, the Governor said. The directive is shown.

"This directive is one step in enabling that commitment," the document read.

The day after the High Court's groundbreaking ruling, Insley made a $ 1 million down payment to begin subsidizing the state-wide assisted reproductive technology network prior to the expected influx of patients. I promised.

Insley also called for a law to systematize the right to abortion into state law as an amendment to the state constitution.