To say abortion is stigmatized in this country is to state the obvious. But we have a special brand of taboo that we foist atop even that stigma, which is the taboo of having someone else pay for a service you need – especially if it’s an abortion. Yet while abortion may be legal, but if you cannot afford it, it’s inaccessible.
Is the Alaskan senator trying to have it both ways?
A new proposal offers to expand income eligibilty for Denali care, but only for those too young to get pregnant.
It’s not that Rep. Dick thinks women having to get men to sign off on an abortion was a bad idea; he says he just didn’t “phrase it right.”