California's Abortion Coverage Rule Declared Illegal

In the latest clash between the Trump administration and California, federal health officials said the Golden State's requirement that all health insurers in the state provide coverage for abortions violates federal law and could result in a loss of federal funding. Gov. Gavin Newsom dismissed the threat as politically motivated. "No one in America should be forced to pay for or cover other people's abortions," said Roger Severino, director of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights, which issued the violation notice. Read more...


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