New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Proposes Legislation To Make Abortions More Accessible, Affordable

With the Supreme Court expected to overturn Roe v Wade, Murphy says his timeline to codify additional abortion rights has accelerated.

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5/12/2022 1:12:00 AM

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced Wednesday a renewed push for legislation to make abortions more accessible and affordable. 'Because we know that without access, rights mean nothing,' Murphy said. GoldnerTV reports

With the Supreme Court expected to overturn Roe v Wade, Murphy says his timeline to codify additional abortion rights has accelerated.

The bill would also require insurance providers to fully cover abortions with no cost-sharing or out-of-pocket expenses.“Because we know that without access, rights mean nothing,” Murphy said.READ MORE:Nurses Headed To White House For National Nurses March In Effort To Demand Change

During the news conference, a Millburn mother shared her experience of having an abortion after her doctors feared she wouldn’t survive another pregnancy.“As a young family, money was tight, and I’m so grateful that the procedure was covered by insurance with a small deductible. No person ever should have to contemplate not getting an abortion due to the cost,” she said.

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