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Michigan Legislature Uses Rare Measure to Pass Unpopular Ban on Insurance Coverage for Abortion

NARAL Pro-Choice America is challenging the Obama administration's nomination of Michael Boggs, who has a long history of civil rights opposition, to the federal district court in Georgia.

A new law creates a total ban on private insurance coverage of abortion in the state.

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How Abortion Is Being Used as a Ruse to Attack Health Care Writ Large

While the controversial new law, which went into effect Thursday, allows insurance companies to offer abortion coverage as an optional rider, it turns out that no companies will offer those riders on the individual market.

States are banning private citizens from using their own money to buy insurance from private insurers if a plan covers abortion. It’s part of a larger strategy by anti-Obamacare forces to insert abortion into the debate as often as possible with the goal of stigmatizing health-care reform and killing the Affordable Care Act.

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