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Rhode Island Governor Signs Bill Forcing Taxpayers to Fund Abortions Through Medicaid

Posted on AllSides May 20th, 2023
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Rhode Island Gov. Daniel McKee, a Democrat, has signed legislation forcing taxpayers to cover the cost of abortions for state officials and people on Medicaid. The bill passed the House of Representatives on April 27 with a 49-24 vote. The “Equality in Abortion Coverage Act” declares that “funding restrictions on abortion coverage interfere with an individual’s personal decision-making, with their health and well-being, and with their constitutionally protected right to a safe and legal medical procedure.” Of course, the Rhode Island General Assembly, who introduced the legislation, cited racism as...

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