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Newsom’s Campaign Plants Another Pro-Abortion Billboard in Texas

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A new pro-abortion billboard from California Governor Gavin Newsom displayed in Austin | Image by KTBC FOX

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A new pro-abortion billboard from California Governor Gavin Newsom’s re-election campaign is now on display in Austin.

The advertisement shows a woman sitting with her legs bent, knees pressed against her chest, arms hugging her knees, as she raises a hand to her mouth and the words, “Need an abortion? California is ready to help.'”

The billboard, just south of Stassney Lane in South Austin, also advertises California’s abortion resources website.

“Abortion remains legal and protected in California,” he continued. “We have your back.”

The billboard also featured a Bible verse.

“Love your neighbor as yourself. There is no greater commandment than these,” the billboard reads, quoting Mark 12:31.

It is unknown how long the billboard will be on display. According to a survey of advertising providers, costs range between $3,000 and $12,000 to display a full-billboard ad in South Austin for a period of four weeks.

This billboard marks the second time Newson’s re-election campaign has paid for advertising in Texas concerning abortion.

In September, his campaign launched a billboard in Texas that read, “Texas doesn’t own your body. You do.”

The California governor’s campaign has paid for a total of 18 billboards located across seven different anti-abortion states—Texas, Indiana, Mississippi, Ohio, South Carolina, South Dakota, and Oklahoma—that advertise California’s open access to abortion.

“It’s concerning to see California and its governor really engage in this type of behavior,” said Jonathan Saenz, president and attorney for the organization Texas Values.

“I think a lot of what you see from the governor of California taking aim at Texas is their frustration that a lot of people from California have moved to Texas for a better life, and so this is a desperate act on their behalf to try to somehow convince people to come back to their state,” he suggested.

Writing for the University of California Santa Barbara student newspaper The Bottom Line, Alexa Tan claimed, “Does abortion access need to be advertised the same way divorce lawyers, addiction recovery, and hair loss surgeries are? In America, the answer is yes. The fight to regain what was lost on June 24 comes down to our generation.”

In July, Newsom’s campaign also paid for advertising in three Texas newspapers—the Houston Chronicle, the El Paso Times, and the Austin-American Statesman.

The full-page advertisements criticized Texas Governor Greg Abbott for his anti-abortion stance and sought to blame him for recent instances of gun violence.

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MiltMunsford
MiltMunsford
1 month ago

The abortion issue ranks far down in the polls when compared to the economy, inflation and crime.

Accordingly, I don’t think the billboards will have much effect on outward migration due to crime and inflation being less of a concern in Texes.

Bill Fox
Bill Fox
Reply to  MiltMunsford
1 month ago

Bahahaha! Not so much. I’d take a look at the polls and voter registration numbers.

Crime and inflation come and go in waves, as they aren’t directly tied to a single party or person.

The Texas abortion ban was an unpopular choice made by our. elected officials.

Bret
Bret
1 month ago

It’s crazy that the California people are ok with their money being used to advertise in other states for an abortion that they will also pay for. More insanity from the left

Storm44
Storm44
1 month ago

Just more proof of the total failure he has been in California. Broke, out of water, people leaving in droves, education woes, etc.

Bill Fox
Bill Fox
Reply to  Storm44
1 month ago

Total failure? Water, they can’t control. Texas’ power grid has completely failed twice in 10 years. In overall education they rank higher than Texas. In K-12, they rank 40, we rank 35; I wouldn’t pat ourselves on the back with those numbers, especially when we are banning books.

Lanie
Lanie
1 month ago

I’m glad to see that there are still some states that are pro-abortion. If it was okay in the State of Texas we wouldn’t have to go to California. For those of you who don’t think abortion is an issue this election you must be a man because taking the right from a women to choose is just as important to the pro-life women and the pro-abortion women. It is the main reason I’m voting for who I am based on abortion. Have the government take away a man’s right and see how they take it.

Bret
Bret
Reply to  Lanie
1 month ago

Taking the right of a women to choose is just as important to pro-life women and pro-abortion women is an ignorant statement. To choose what. Pro-life women choose not to kill babies. You can move to your beloved CA
, but you probably can’t find a job there. But your going to vote for a democrat who will turn Texas into California, where many in the state are leaving due to high taxes and ridiculous laws that make it impossible to live there unless you are very wealthy. You are so far gone that there is no help for you.

Bret
Bret
1 month ago

Comments that the Dallas express does not like will not be posted. They are intolerant of any opinions except the lefts progressive insanity.

BeTrue
BeTrue
1 month ago

Only in CA can you justify aborting God’s most innocent by quoting the Bible.