Building upon the important work of the Reproductive Privacy Act, the Equality in Abortion Act would ensure that abortion care is covered by Medicaid and within the health insurance plans of state employees. This critical legislation would guarantee that abortion is not only a legal right for all Rhode Islanders, but that it is economically accessible to all individuals. 

Sponsors

Senator Bridget Valverde

Status

Held for Further Study

Session

2021

Bill number

Position

Support