Insurance Coverage of Abortion: The Battle to Date and the Battle to Come

Susan A. Cohen writes for Guttmacher Policy Review: “After months of stalemate, charges, countercharges and finally a resolution that failed to satisfy partisans on either side of the abortion debate, the fight in Congress over whether and to what extent abortion coverage would be allowed under the new health care reform law appeared to end with the president’s signing of the bill on March 23. Almost as soon as the ink had dried, however, abortion foes started agitating to revive the debate—and to broaden it.”