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Court: Alaska must fund some abortions

JUNEAU -- The state Legislature may not require health officials to deny funding for abortions for poor women whose health may be at risk, the Alaska Supreme Court ruled on Friday.

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GOP refuses to pay for some abortions

No matter what doctors and judges might say, key Republican legislators say there are some abortions they won't pay for.

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

Under the Hyde Amendment, named for Illinois Republican congressman Henry Hyde, federal law permits Medicaid funding for abortions for low-income women in cases of rape and incest, or when the mother's life is at stake.

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