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  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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.

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …



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