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Ohio Bill Would Ban Insurance Coverage of Most Abortions and Contraception

Lawsuits by Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood challenge the contraceptive coverage requirement under the Affordable Care Act, which says that certain preventive health-care services like contraception must be covered without copay or cost sharing.

HB 351 would prohibit insurance policies from covering abortions except in the case of ectopic pregnancies, and could effectively ban coverage of birth control pills, intrauterine devices (IUDs), and emergency contraception.

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Half of Michigan Residents Oppose Abortion Rider Effort

An effort spearheaded by Right to Life of Michigan would require everyone in the state who wants insurance coverage of abortion care to purchase a separate rider. The initiative is proving unpopular with many state residents.

An effort spearheaded by Right to Life of Michigan would require everyone in the state who wants insurance coverage of abortion care to purchase a separate rider. The initiative is proving unpopular with many state residents.

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