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Thu Mar 16, 2017, 03:49 AM

Reproductive care bill in Oregon Legislature could set precedent for other states

SALEM — Oregon lawmakers, anticipating federal abortion restrictions and health-care cuts, considered a proposed law Wednesday that would ban interference in terminating a pregnancy and would ensure full reproductive health care coverage.

The measure sponsored by a host of lawmakers in one of America’s most liberal states could set a precedent for other states.

But some of the witnesses who testified Wednesday before the House Committee On Health Care warned that the legislation could provoke the federal government to cut up to $10.7 billion in funds to Oregon.

The bill requires coverage of medical services, drugs and products related to reproductive health, with no co-pay or deductible. The Oregon Health Authority would implement programs to reimburse those costs to those “who would be eligible for medical assistance if not for certain federal requirements.”

Read more: http://registerguard.com/rg/news/local/35384999-75/reproductive-care-bill-in-oregon-legislature-could-set-precedent-for-other-states.html.csp

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Thu Mar 16, 2017, 12:25 PM

1. Wow! Can you imagine?

It would be like the special protections and considerations Christians get. I would love to see this happen!

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