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1 hr ago | Common Dreams
In another surreal step in the ongoing GOP war on women, Michigan legislators have passed a bill requiring women to buy a separate insurance rider to cover abortion, just in case they are one day confronted with the many possible sorrowful scenarios - rape, incest, illness, unviable fetus - that might call for an abortion.
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1 hr ago | ThinkProgress
Over the past several years, there have been a record number of new abortion restrictions enacted on the state level, and abortion clinics across the country are being forced to close their doors .
5 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
On Wednesday evening, both chambers of the Michigan legislature approved a measure that will require women to purchase an additional insurance rider if they want abortion coverage, even in cases when the pregnancy resulted from rape or incest.
Despite advice cautioning GOP members against taking the vote and allowing it to go to a vote of the people in Nov. 2014, the GOP House and Senate voted Wednesday to approve a bill by Right to Life Michigan that now will not allow private insurance companies to include abortion and other reproductive services like D and C's often done post ... (more)
For those who believe that life begins at conception, abortion hangs over society like a dark cloud.
Chinese researchers have thrown their weight into an already contentious debate over abortion and breast cancer.
The Michigan legislature on Wednesday approved a proposal that would make it the ninth state to prohibit insurance companies from offering abortions unless women pay a fee in addition to the premium.
Lansing -- The Michigan Senate and House on Wednesday approved a voter-initiated law that would prohibit basic health insurance plans from covering abortions.
On Wednesday, a coalition of over 30 state lawmakers introduced the Pennsylvania Agenda for Women's Health , a package of bills intended to ensure that their female constituents will be able to to live longer and healthier lives.
The North Dakota Supreme Court is hearing arguments on whether a law aimed at limiting abortion drugs violates the state constitution.
Outgoing NYC City Council President Christine Quinn commented yesterday on the race to succeed her, with regard to one candidate who opposes gay marriage and abortion, Capital New York reports : "I don't think that anyone should be elected to citywide office or statewide office, really any office quite frankly in the City of New York, who isn't ... (more)
Nearly half the states are banning abortion coverage in the new health insurance exchanges almost four years after battles over the issue nearly derailed passage of the Affordable Care Act.
Livingston County's state lawmakers support deciding this week whether to require women to obtain extra insurance for abortions, a stance opponents argue circumvents voters' will.
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Why do women have abortions late in their pregnancies? It could be because they are often college-age, in a shaky relationship with the would-be father, and have financial problems, especially when a $650 first-trimester abortion time-lags into an $1,850 procedure, says a new study.
The Maryland Catholic Church lost more than 100,000 members between 2000 and 2010 according to the U.S. Religion Census, but a more direct and humble approach by Pope Francis is drawing mostly favorable reviews inside and outside the church, leading many to believe he may help re-energize the faithful.