Washington Senate approves bill mandating all maternity care insurance cover abortions

www.theolympian.com/news/business/article197694854.html

http://archive.is/XnGsj

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HB 2409: Requires all insurance to provide free contraceptives and abortion

Introduced by Rep Cody (D-34) of Seattle, sponsored by numerous Seattle/Eastside legislators

http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=2409&Year=2018

 

45th district Dems give priority preview

  • Capital budget
  • Hirst decision
  • Reproductive rights
  • Voter registration
  • Carbon tax
  • Single-payer healthcare
  • Police killings

http://www.kirklandreporter.com/news/45th-district-dems-give-priority-preview/

http://archive.is/2CbkZ

Birth control should be available over the counter

In most countries, this is already the norm. More than 100 allow over-the-counter (OTC) sales of birth control; fewer than 50 require a prescription

http://reason.com/archives/2017/10/18/how-to-end-the-fight-over-contraception

http://archive.is/DLELm

Crisis pregnancy centers must post disclaimers stating ‘Not a health care facility’ under King County rule

http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/health/crisis-pregnancy-centers-must-post-disclaimers-stating-not-a-health-care-facility-under-county-rule/

http://archive.is/Owgez