Senate Dems Push Bill To Fund Abortion Travel
View Source | December 8, 2022 2:01 pm
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- Senate Democrats on Thursday introduced a bill that would help fund expenses for women who travel to undergo abortion procedures.
- The Reproductive Health Travel Fund Act would authorize $350 million annually in grants over the next five years for organizations and abortion funds to help cover the cost of patients’ travel for the procedure.
- The funds would include associated expenses for lodging, childcare and meals during the travel— as well as translation and patient education services.
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