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Iowa Gov. May Need To OK Medicaid Abortion Funding

posted on June 10, 2013

Catherine Lucey of the Associated Press reports that due to a split legislature, “Catholic, anti-abortion Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad could soon find himself in an uncomfortable position: He may have to sign off on payments for every Medicaid-funded abortion in his state.” While Democrats are trying “to expand low-income health care in the state,” Republicans are hoping that “by putting the decision into the hands of an anti-abortion governor, fewer public dollars will be spent on abortions.”

Read at The Journal Times