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Not surprisingly the current restrictions on Medicaid-funded abortion are forcing poor women to carry pregnancies to term, or to seek abortions much further into the pregnancy. Currently, 32 states and the District of Columbia allow Medicaid funds to be used for an abortion only in cases of rape and incest, or if the woman’s life [...]