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Gov. Rauner plans to veto abortion-protection, 'trigger' bill


Gov. Rauner plans to veto abortion-protection, 'trigger' bill
Chicago Sun-Times

Despite being a pro-choice Republican, Gov. Bruce Rauner plans to veto a House bill that would remove a “trigger provision” that would make abortions illegal should Roe v. Wade be overturned â and also allow women with Medicaid and state-employee health insuran

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