Some out-of-touch lawmakers seek to ban necessary health benefits for women!
That’s right. The House of Delegates Commerce & Labor Committee is set to hear HB 2147 tomorrow afternoon! If your delegate is a member of the committee, please contact them today and ask them to vote NO on this bill! (See the committee members here and find your delegate here.)
This bill, patroned by Delegate Benjamin Cline (R-24), would prohibit private insurance participating in the new health-care exchanges from covering abortion, even for cases of absolutely vital abortion care, including when a woman’s health or life is at risk! Even in cases of rape and incest! This bill could affect thousands of Virginia women in the years ahead!
This bill could affect YOU.
Right now, most health insurance companies include coverage for abortion care in their health plans. This bill not only tells private insurance companies that they cannot offer a benefit, it takes away coverage many Virginia women already have! It also puts the health and well-being of Virginia women in jeopardy.
Please, be sure to contact your delegate today and urge them to vote against this dangerous bill. Tell them it is not their place to limit what goes in YOUR private insurance plan.
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P.S. You can find the full text of the bill here.