Texas House OKs bill to block insurance coverage for abortions

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(Worthy News) - The Texas House of Representatives approved a bill Tuesday -- coined as “rape insurance” by its detractors -- that would force women to pay a separate health insurance premium to get covered for a non-emergency abortion.

The bill, which the House passed 95 to 51, now awaits a vote in the Senate. It does not make exceptions for abortions that follow rape, incest or fetal abnormalities.

The lead author, Rep. John Smithee, R-Amarillo, defended the legislation, saying people who oppose abortion shouldn’t subsidize it through their health insurance plans, the Texas Tribune reported. [ Source (Read More...) ]

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