From the daily archives: Monday, June 9, 2014

As has been much discussed, the Ohio House held a hearing last week on HB 351, which does two main things:

bans insurance coverage for hormonal birth control forces women to bear the cost of life-saving abortion care

I’ve already talked about its inherent misunderstanding of how popular methods of birth control work. What needs more attention is the monstrous treatment of women with pregnancy complications.

Contrary to the assertion of the Dispatch, HB 351 isn’t really a bill to “restrict abortion coverage”. Coverage for nontherapeutic abortion (or elective abortion) is already banned on Ohio’s exchange, […]

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