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Washington Republicans’ New Bill Is Even More Restrictive Than Hyde

House Republicans in Washington state are backing a bill to limit state coverage of abortion to women who can prove their lives are in imminent danger.

House Republicans in Washington state are backing a bill to limit state coverage of abortion to women who can prove their lives are in imminent danger.

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Nearly 9,000 Rhode Islanders Lose Abortion Coverage Thanks to Democratic Governor

Thousands of Rhode Islanders have lost comprehensive abortion coverage through their insurance plans, thanks to a budget bill signed by Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo in June—and some of them may not be aware of the change.

Thousands of Rhode Islanders have lost comprehensive abortion coverage through their insurance plans, thanks to a budget bill signed by Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo in June—and some of them may not be aware of the change.

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Arizona Can’t Produce Expert to Support ‘Abortion Reversal’ Mandate

Attorneys for the State of Arizona asked a federal court to postpone a trial over claims abortions can be reversed because its expert in support of the mandate isn't qualified to testify.

Attorneys for the State of Arizona asked a federal court to postpone a trial over claims abortions can be reversed because its expert in support of the mandate isn’t qualified to testify.

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Arizona Doctors Won’t Have To Lie to Patients About ‘Abortion Reversal’—For Now

A provision that would force abortion providers tell patients medication abortions can be reversed will not be enforced while a lawsuit challenging the requirements constitutionality proceeds.

A provision that would force abortion providers to tell patients medication abortions can be reversed will not be enforced while a lawsuit challenging the requirement’s constitutionality proceeds.

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Texas Republicans Fall Short on Abortion Insurance Ban

Anti-choice lawmakers, following days of infighting between mainstream Texas Republican lawmakers and Tea Partiers, missed a key Tuesday night deadline to approve a bill that would have banned abortion care coverage in insurance plans purchased under the Affordable Care Act.

Anti-choice legislators, following days of infighting between mainstream Texas Republican lawmakers and Tea Partiers, missed a key Tuesday night deadline to approve a bill that would have banned abortion care coverage in insurance plans purchased under the Affordable Care Act.

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California Lawmakers Won’t Allow Insurers to Opt Out of Abortion Coverage

A California assembly committee last week killed a GOP bill that would have allowed insurance companies to exclude abortion coverage from plans for any reason and without penalty.

A California assembly committee last week killed a GOP bill that would have allowed insurance companies to exclude abortion coverage from plans for any reason and without penalty.

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State-Level 2012 Retrospective: Second-Highest Number of Abortion Restrictions Ever

Reproductive health and rights were once again the subject of extensive debate in state capitols in 2012. Over the course of the year, 42 states and the District of Columbia enacted 122 provisions related to reproductive health and rights. One-third of these new provisions, 43 in 19 states, sought to restrict access to abortion services.

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Kentucky Legislature Will Vote on Legislation to Ban Abortion Coverage In State Health Exchange

Kentucky Representative Stan Lee. Photo: Facebook.

Abortions already won’t be covered, but one lawmaker wants to be really, really sure.

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Safe Abortion Care Included As An Essential Health Benefit in Connecticut’s State Insurance Plan

Connecticut state healthcare advocate Victoria Veltri. (img src)

Connecticut will allow abortion coverage in their state’s federal insurance plan.

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Thank Goodness Gender Rating Is Over So We Can Pay For Abortion Coverage

Even if the Affordable Care Act stays in place, Republicans already found a way to make women pay more.

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