14 Oct '11, 2am

House Passes Let Women Die Act | Care2 Causes

Not satisfied with simply punishing poor women through the Hyde Amendment, the House of Representatives voted Thursday to radically roll back women’s access to reproductive health care. H.R. 358 would ban abortion coverage for millions of women across the country and allow health care providers, including hospitals, to refuse a woman emergency abortion services, even if she would die without it. The “Protect Life Act” bans insurance plans in government run exchanges created by the new federal healthcare law from providing abortion coverage, if a single person receiving premium assistance enrolls. Because a great majority of individuals on the exchanges will receive subsidies, the bill would essentially ban abortion coverage on the exchanges for everyone, including those paying for coverage entirely with their own private dollars. It’s an excessive intrusion into the health...

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