The resolution states that “access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive healthcare, including abortion, is a basic human right that should be steadfastly afforded to all.”
It also says bans like the Georgia Heart Bill disproportionately impact African American women, people with low-incomes, immigrants, youth, seniors, and those in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities.
The commission will have seven members, two appointed by the mayor, one appointed by the District Health Director of the Fulton County Board of Health and the rest by the city council.
The commission will meet for three years and is tasked with making recommendations to the city, whenever it chooses.
Earlier this year Farokhi successfully passed a resolution in opposition to the law.
Georgia's fight over anti-abortion legislation received national attention earlier this year. Many in the movie industry threatened to boycott filming in the state if the law goes into effect.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia has sued the state arguing the law violates a woman’s constitutional right to abortion, as established by the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Roe v. Wade.
Many Georgia anti-abortion activists are hoping the legal challenge will make it to the U.S. Supreme Court.