Many California GOP candidates are against abortion. They just don’t like to talk about it
Abortion rights protesters hold signs on the northbound Interstate 5 on-ramp in downtown Sacramento, California, on Monday, July 4, 2022, as traffic on the freeway is at a standstill behind them. - Nathaniel Levine/The Sacramento Bee/TNS

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Republicans are heading into the midterm elections with messages for voters on everything from inflation to crime and education to homelessness. But you’re less likely to hear anything about abortion. A group of GOP leaders and state Senate and Assembly candidates gathered Wednesday on the Capitol steps to tout their“California Promise” agenda. Speakers were eager to share their vision for reforming criminal justice policies and helping unhoused residents. But when asked about candidates’ stances on abortion, Assembly Republican Leader James Gallagher, R-Yuba Ci...