Rep. Eileen Cody

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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.


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.