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Monday, July 3, 2017
Free abortions for all say Oregon Democrats
Baby Killing & Illegal Aliens
These are the only things that matter To Democrats
(Washington Times) - An Oregon bill requiring insurers to provide their customers with free abortions—including illegal immigrants—has advanced to the state Senate after winning approval Saturday in the state House with no Republican votes.
House Democrats pushed through the Reproductive Health Equity Act after a nearly two-hour debate over the bill, which would allocate $10.2 million for services related to contraception, sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy, including vasectomies and abortions, in the 2017-19 budget period.
About $500,000 would be earmarked for the Oregon Health Plan, the state’s Medicaid program, for the estimated 22,873 women who would be eligible “except for their immigration status.”
“Affordable access to reproductive health care shouldn’t depend on who you are, where you live, or how much you earn,” tweeted Democratic state Rep. Julie Fahey after the vote.
Republicans tried but failed to block the measure with a motion to send it back to committee. The bill passed 33-23 as Democrats hurried to move H.B. 3391 before the end of the legislative session on July 10.
“Oregon is once again leading the way on health care!” said Oregon House Democrats in a statement after the vote.
On the other side, Republican state Rep. Jodi Hack described the vote Saturday as “the saddest day I have experienced in the Oregon Legislature.”