Oregon Approves Measure Requiring Insurers to Cover Abortion

FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2017 file photo, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown delivers her inaugural speech to Oregon legislators in the Capitol House chambers in Salem, Ore. Insurance companies in Oregon would be required to cover abortions and a variety of other reproductive services at no cost to the patient under a $10 million reproductive health bill approved by the state Legislature. House Bill 3391 was approved by the Oregon Senate, Wednesday, July 5, 2017, in a 17-13 vote along party lines and now heads to Gov. Brown.

By Published on July 6, 2017

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  • Kevin Quillen

    “Unintended pregnancies can perpetuate cycles of poverty, and we can help stop it. It is a woman’s right to choose when and if she is ready in her life to have a child,” said Sen. Laurie Monnes Anderson, a Democrat who is also a public health nurse.

    Gee, If we could only figure out what causes pregnancy, we could stop it before a baby needs to be killed!

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