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Advocates Push to End Federal Abortion Funding Bans

Oregon All Above All delegates pose with Rep. Earl Blumenauer at the Capitol Wednesday.

All Above All, a campaign made up of 28 reproductive and social justice organizations, sent 125 delegates from more than 20 states to Washington, D.C., Wednesday to lobby for lifting bans on federal funding of abortions.

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Is the Alaska Health Commission Purposely Creating Constitutionally Bad Regulations For Medicaid Coverage of Abortions?

Health Commissioner William Streur.

When questioned, the Department of Health could not provide any resources supporting the constitutionality of their Medicaid coverage changes.

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Is Alaska’s New Paperwork Rule for Medicaid Abortions Really Necessary?

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A state official claims the new paperwork for abortion coverage isn’t about redefining medically necessary abortions, just making sure the right entity pays for them.

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Alaska Legislator Seeks to Shame and Coerce Women and Physicians with New Forms For Medicaid-Funded Abortions

Alaska Governor Sean Parnell. Associated Press.

After nearly 20 years, the anti-choice members of the Alaska legislature has made it clear that they trust physicians willing to give abortions about as much as they trust women willing to get them.

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Iowa Finally Passes Budget Despite Abortion Standoff

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An attempt to ban Medicaid coverage for any and all abortions  – even in the case of rape and incest — nearly derails the state’s final budget.

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