Liberal cities run into opposition over bids to use taxpayer dollars for abortion travel

Posted on AllSides July 29th, 2022
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Federal State and Tribal Powers, Abortion
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Some deep blue cities in bright red states want to help cover costs for women seeking to cross state lines for abortions. Although Apple and Yahoo are doing the same thing, the municipalities plan to spend taxpayer dollars.

That may be a problem in states that ban public funds to provide or assist with abortions. That scenario is playing out in Missouri and Ohio.

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt stepped in after the St. Louis Board of Aldermen voted last week to direct $1.5 million from the American Rescue Plan Act to create the Reproductive Equity Fund, designed...

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