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Nebraska Lawmakers Seek to Deny Private Insurance Coverage of Abortion Care

A Nebraska legislator is hoping to make it illegal for private insurance companies to offer coverage of abortion to the women of his state.

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Nat’l Women’s Law Center: Women Experiencing Declining Income, Increasing Poverty, and Loss of Private Coverage

Census data from 2008 show an increase in the number of women who have lost income, lost private coverage and are falling into poverty. The increase in the number of women without coverage stems from the continued erosion of private insurance –- primarily through the loss of job-based coverage–even before the worst of the economic crisis hit.

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