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State House Passes Bill Requiring Insurers Offering Maternity Care To Also Cover Abortion

A measure that would require Washington insurers offering maternity care to also cover elective abortions was passed by the state House on Wednesday.

02/06/2014

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Dem State Lawmakers Pushing Measure To Require Insurers Offering Maternity Care To Cover Elective Abortions

For the third year in a row, Democratic state lawmakers are pushing a measure that would require Washington insurers offering maternity care to also cover elective abortions, but as in the past, it’s likely to hit a roadblock in the Senate.

01/14/2014

File photo of a pro-choice rally. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Pro-Choice Group: ‘Abortion Providers Are Heroes’

A judge ruled Wednesday to block a North Dakota law that requires doctors who perform abortions to have hospital admitting privileges, after opponents of the bill argued it would shut down the clinic.

08/01/2013

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Man Rapes Preteen Girl, Forces Her To Get Abortion At Planned Parenthood

A man was sentenced to six years behind bars for raping a preteen girl and forcing her to get an abortion.

05/20/2013

File photo of a doctor performing an ultrasound. (Photo by GENT SHKULLAKU/AFP/Getty Images)

State Senate Group Blocks Abortion Insurance

A Republican-dominated coalition in the Washington state Senate blocked discussion on a plan to require insurers to cover abortion Wednesday, voting down a procedural motion after a tense exchange about why the legislation has languished in the chamber.

04/17/2013

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Wash. Weighs 1st Abortion Insurance Mandate In US

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

03/23/2013

File photo of pro-life activists at a rally. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Abortion Foes Say Voters May Trump Constitution

Abortion foes seeking to expand the state’s parental notification law say voter-backed laws can trump the Montana Constitution.

02/15/2013

Abortion supporters and opponents debated Washington State's insurance policies to cover the controversial procedure. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Abortion Supporters, Opponents Debate Mandatory Insurance Coverage

Abortion rights supporters and opponents packed a Washington state House hearing Thursday and debated a measure that would require insurers to pay for the procedure.

01/31/2013

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Abortion Insurance Bill Creates Debate In Olympia

Abortion rights supporters and opponents packed a Washington state House hearing Thursday and debated a measure that would require insurers to pay for the procedure.

CBS Seattle–01/31/2013

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Brain Dead Politics In Virginia

Ken Cuccinelli aspires to be the next governor of Virginia after spending four years trying to deny women’s health care rights, blocking Obamacare and forcing his ideology and personal beliefs on the Commonwealth of Virginia.

11/28/2012

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