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Retaining Women's Access to Abortion Now Faces a Veto


Retaining Women's Access to Abortion Now Faces a Veto
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Using your health insurance to cover abortion services could soon be a thing of the past.    According to reports, Governor Rauner plans to veto a bill stopping Illinois from covering abortions for state workers and Medicaid recipients.    Bill sponsors are calling the legislation necessary to protect women's access to abortions.    They're advocating to remove a so-called "trigger provision," which would make abortions illegal if Roe V. Wade is overturned.   Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. More Stories Local nursing home workers, hit by disaster, may be forced to look… 6 hours ago Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

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