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Oregon Just Passed a Groundbreaking Bill Ensuring Abortion Access For All Women


Oregon Just Passed a Groundbreaking Bill Ensuring Abortion Access For All Women
Willamette Week

Insurers will also be required to cover contraception, sterilization, prenatal and postpartum care, abortion care, screenings for reproductive cancers and STIs, and counseling for survivors of domestic violence, for women who have had abortions, breast cancer patients and breastfeeding supportâall at no cost to patients. The bill does, however, allow exemption from plans sold to religious employers. The bill had massive support from many organizations, including the National Organization for Women, Basic Rights Oregon, the Oregon Latino Health Organization, Planned Parenthood, The Bus Project and even the New York Times Editorial Board who called it, "a powerful defense, at the state level, of necessary reproductive health care." In legislative testimony, Dr.

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