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State weighs abortion-insurance mandate

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 03/25/2013 @ 11:32 am In Front Page,Health,Politics,U.S. | No Comments

(FOX NEWS) In 1970, Washington became the first — and remains the only — state in the country to legalize elective abortions by a popular vote.

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A generation later, and 40 years removed from the landmark United States Supreme Court Roe v. Wade ruling that extended abortion access nationwide, Washington is once again poised to stand out.

With 21 states having adopted bans or severe restrictions on insurance companies from paying for abortions, Washington is alone in seriously considering legislation mandating the opposite.


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