‘The bill has already cleared a Senate Health committee and now makes it way to Oklahoma’s full Senate’.
‘It is unlikely that either Jolley and Pedulla themselves rely on insurance coverage for hormonal contraceptive services — but if the measure becomes law, the two men could limit the health insurance options for the nearly two million women who live in Oklahoma’.
‘Oklahoma already prevents women from using their insurance plans to help cover abortion services, but Republicans aren’t stopping there’.
‘One state lawmaker wants to continue stripping insurance coverage for reproductive health services, advancing a measure that would allow employers to refuse to cover birth control for any reason — based solely on the fact that one of his constituents believes it “poisons women’s bodies.”
‘Under State Sen. Clark Jolley (R)’s measure, “no employer shall be required to provide or pay for any benefit or service related to abortion or…
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