• The Texas Senate Voted To Restrict Insurance Coverage For Abortions

    6 days ago - By Refinery29

    The Republican-controlled Texas Senate backed a plan Saturday night to restrict insurance coverage for abortions , over the objections of opponents who expressed concern it could force some women to make heart-wrenching choices because no exceptions will be made in cases of rape and incest. The 20-10 party-line vote for preliminary approval requires women to purchase extra insurance to cover abortions except amid medical emergencies. A final vote Sunday will see the measure clear the chamber, meaning it's now on a fast-track to Gov. Greg Abbott, who is expected to sign it into law...
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