Match Group Inc. is making a fund to help workers impacted by Texas’s new near-total abortion ban that was allowed to enter impact by the U.S. Supreme Court docket on Wednesday. 

The Dallas-based firm, which owns a few of the greatest relationship websites, “usually doesn’t take political stands until it’s related to our enterprise,” Chief Government Officer Shar Dubey wrote in an inside memo to workers. “However this specific regulation is so regressive to the reason for girls’s rights that I felt compelled to talk publicly about my private views.” 

Dubey, who turned CEO final 12 months, mentioned she “immigrated to America from India over 25 years in the past and I’ve to say, as a Texas resident, I’m shocked that I now reside in a state the place girls’s reproductive legal guidelines are extra regressive than many of the world, together with India.”

Dubey mentioned the corporate fund would assist cowl the prices for workers and dependents that want to hunt care outdoors of Texas. 

The guardian of relationship apps like Tinder and OKCupid is likely one of the first firms to react to the Texas measure, which bars abortion after six weeks of being pregnant. The Supreme Court docket voted 5-4 to refuse to dam the regulation.

Competitor Bumble has additionally introduced it’s going to begin a fund.