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House Votes to Pass Governor’s Bill to End Outdated Ban on Abortion Care

LD 1261 Will Allow Nurse Practitioners and Other Qualified Advanced Practice Clinicians to Provide Abortion Care

May 21, 2019 • Maine



Reproductive Health & Rights Groups Support Governor’s Bill to End Outdated Ban on Abortion Care

Maine’s leading reproductive health and rights groups voiced their support for a Governor’s bill that would end Maine’s outdated law preventing qualified and trained nurse practitioners and other advanced practice clinicians (APCs) from providing abortion services.

April 30, 2019 • Maine

Reproductive Health & Rights Groups Support Bill to Stop Denial of Abortion Care

Maine’s leading reproductive health and rights groups voiced their support for a bill that would ensure coverage of abortion care under public and private insurance if the plan covers prenatal care.

March 26, 2019 • Maine

Trump Releases Final Gag Rule, Continuing Administration's Attack on Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health Care

Administration ignored 4 million patients whose care is at risk and more than 500,000 comments from Americans opposing the rule

Feb. 22, 2019 • Maine

Health Care Providers and Advocates Support Bill to End Discrimination in Insurance Coverage for Pregnant Women

Insurance companies are denying health care coverage to influence a woman’s private medical decisions about her pregnancy. LD 820 will stop them.

Feb. 14, 2019 • Maine

Nonprescription Drugs Available In Vending Machines Will Increase Access to Care

Available at all hours, wellness vending machines provide over the counter medicine, like pain relievers, cold meds, and emergency contraception. 

Feb. 4, 2019 • Maine

We cannot afford to be complacent: Gov. Mills, Legislative Leaders, Advocates Mark Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

The leaders pledged to protect Mainers’ access to sexual and reproductive health care, including abortion, and to continue working to increase access to quality, affordable care for all Mainers.

Jan. 22, 2019 • Maine

Planned Parenthood Celebrates Mills’ Historic Victory

PPMEAF PAC endorsed Mills citing her record on women’s rights, reproductive rights

Nov. 14, 2018 • Maine