MADISON, Wis. (EWTN NEWS) — The Wisconsin Catholic Conference is backing legislation to prohibit insurance providers who participate in a state health-insurance exchange from covering elective abortion.
Conference associate director Barbara Sella, in a May 25 hearing before the Senate Committee on Public Health, Human Services and Revenue, voiced support for Senate Bill 92. She noted that the
Church has long advocated public funding for health care and health insurance for the needy.
“Abortion, however, is not health care,” Sella stated. “No other medical procedure deliberately terminates a human life. Women and children deserve health care, not abortion.”
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