House begins debate on abortion funding bill

Apr 10, 2014 Full story: SFGate

The Alaska House on Thursday began debating legislation that would further define medically necessary abortions for purposes of Medicaid funding.

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“Truly Pro-Life”

Since: Nov 11

Proudly Pro-choice

#1 Apr 11, 2014
Any woman who qualifies for Medicare/Medicaid, and needs treatment for an unplanned/unwanted pregnancy, should face no more obstacles to said treatment, than she would for any other unwanted medical condition. Abortion costs far less than medical coverage for a child for 18 years. These bills are being proposed by Republican legislators, whose battle cries are "Fiscal Conservatism" and "Smaller Government". But the legislation proposed represents neither. It is merely punitive, and short-sighted.
Rocky Priapus

Norfolk, VA

#2 Jul 31, 2014
I'll keep supporting a woman's right to an abortion just so long as doctors have a right to stay away from it!!

“Come and get it! ”

Since: Jan 09

Traverse City

#3 Aug 4, 2014
If women have a "right" to kill a human being, where's my "right" as a guy? I've sure got a few people on my list that need exterminating.
Guest

Paragould, AR

#4 Aug 9, 2014

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