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The second premium would cover abortions sought for any reason other than a medical emergency—if a woman were to become pregnant through rape or incest, for example.
However, the clinics – including one operated by Planned Parenthood in Columbia – are reimbursed by Medicaid for abortions performed because a pregnancy threatens the mother’s life or resulted from rape or incest.
Twitter was definitely feeling the love (and ignoring the whole incest factor).
On Wednesday, the Texas House of Representatives passed House Bill 214, which would ban private insurance plans written in the state from covering non-emergency abortions — even in cases of incest, rape, or fetal abnormalities or health problems.
Incest is sanctioned between fathers and daughters until the girls reach puberty.
A similar version that failed earlier this year didn’t make exceptions for cases of rape or incestThe new ban in Texas is scheduled to take effect in September.
Hayden, whose A&E reality TV show about a Baton Rouge gun store was canceled after his arrest in 2014, pleaded no contest Wednesday to charges of first-degree rape and aggravated incest, the TV station reports.
But at the same time, Snyder vetoed a bill requiring residents who want health insurance coverage for abortions to buy an extra policy, citing concerns about government overreach and no exceptions for rape, incest or the woman’s health.
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: sexual intercourse between people who are very closely related
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