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State bans on abortion don’t apply to emergency health care, White House reminds providers

By: - July 12, 2022 4:23 am

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra says health care providers are protected nationwide if they need to provide abortion care in emergency situations. (Photo by Michael Reynolds / Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.

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