Texas governor signs bill limiting abortion coverage
If women want an abortion in Texas, theyll now have to buy a supplemental insurance policy just to be covered.
By Marlene Y. Satter|August 16, 2017 at 10:35 AM
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If women want an abortion in Texas, they’ll now have to buy a supplemental insurance policy just to be covered.
Reuters reports that the state’s Republican governor, Greg Abbott, signed a law that will restrict insurance coverage for abortions. He said of the measure that it would protect abortion opponents from subsidizing the procedure, while Democrats characterized the law as forcing women to purchase “rape insurance.”
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