>The order says the state won’t assist in criminal or civil actions in other states aimed at preventing women from getting access to abortion. It also instructs the Department of Regulatory Affairs to protect anyone with a Colorado professional license from discipline for providing or seeking reproductive health care in any state.
Some states are attempting to use civil lawsuits to prevent residents from receiving abortions out-of-state. Colorado now joins , , and in offering legal protections that prevent out-of-state civil lawsuits from obtaining information about abortion patients.
Abortion pills can still be obtained by mail for the time being, though 19 states have made it illegal to receive this kind of abortion without in-person prescription, and Texas has made mailing the pills themselves illegal. There is an Austrian organization, , which can discreetly prescribe and mail such pills, even to states where they are illegal.
If you live in a state like Texas or Missouri and need to obtain an out-of-state or mail-in abortion, I still highly recommend using , , , and your choice of . This will help cover your tracks and prevent any legal action in the first place.