Stories tagged: abortions
THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2013
Insurers move to cover abortion
OLYMPIA – Two insurance companies that filed to compete in Washington state’s health care exchange initially proposed not to provide abortion coverage, officials said Wednesday. All current Washington health plans …
TUESDAY, MARCH 26, 2013, 1:17 P.M.
Abortions rise 36 percent among Idaho women
BOISE — The number of abortions among Idaho women rose 36 percent between 2001 and 2011, with about 40 percent of the procedures happening in other states, according to a …
THURSDAY, FEB. 7, 2013
Abortion parental notification bill gets hearing
OLYMPIA – A hearing on a bill that would require minors to notify their parents before terminating a pregnancy pitted those who argued it was an issue of parental rights …
MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2012, 11:20 A.M.
Federal judge stops Texas law on women’s health
AUSTIN, Texas — A federal judge today stopped Texas from preventing Planned Parenthood from getting state funds through the Women’s Health Program.
SUNDAY, MARCH 25, 2012
Spin Control: War or no war, there’s plenty to fight about
Whether there’s a War on Women being waged by politicians around the country is open to debate. There is definitely a War over the War on Women, and Washington has …
THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012
Idaho panel OKs pre-abortion bill
BOISE – Prompting shouts of protest, a Republican-backed measure requiring pre-abortion ultrasounds in Idaho cleared a key Senate committee Wednesday on a party-line vote. The 7-2 vote followed two hours …
THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2011
Idaho Senate panel advances ban on 20-week abortions
BOISE – Idaho could follow Nebraska in banning abortions once a fetus has reached 20 weeks, despite a state attorney general’s opinion the bill is unconstitutional and doctors’ concerns that …