Bumble, CEO of Match vow to help those affected by Texas abortion law
(CNN) - Dating app companies based in Texas are reacting to the new abortion law.
Bumble, based in Austin, said it is creating a fund to support the reproductive rights of women and people across the gender spectrum.
Match group -- which owns Tinder, Plenty of Fish, OK Cupid, and Hinge -- is also headquartered in Texas.
Company CEO Shar Dubey said she is also creating a fund to ensure employees and their dependents will be able to get care outside the state.
Match doesn’t usually take a stand on political issues, but Dubey said as a woman in Texas, she couldn’t stay silent.
The new law prohibits abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected.
It took effect Wednesday after the U.S. Supreme Court and federal appeals court did not rule on attempts to block it.
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