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'We are fighting back': Cincinnati mayor announces policies for city employees following SCOTUS ruling
06/27/22 10:30 AM




'We are fighting back': Cincinnati mayor announces policies for city employees following SCOTUS ruling

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WLWT Updated: 11:42 AM EDT Jun 27, 2022



CINCINNATI —
Cincinnati Mayor Aftab Pureval held a press conference Monday, denouncing the Supreme Court of the United States' ruling on Roe v. Wade.

"Our Supreme Court, Congress and state legislature have failed us. Local officials must do whatever we can to protect the women of our communities. It is not my job to make it easier for the state legislature and governor to drag women back to the 50's and strip their rights, it's my job to make that harder," Pureval said. "And with today's announcements, we are fighting back.


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Pureval says he will be introducing legislation that would repeal a 2001 city ordinance that, currently, restricts the city's ability to cover elective abortions in its health plan. He says this will be voted on during Wednesday's City Council session.

A travel reimbursement policy will also be introduced that will provide for the reimbursement of employee costs associated with travel to receive services not available within 150 miles and not covered in the city's health plan....



https://www.wlwt.com/article/cincinnati-mayor-aftab-pureval-roe-v-wade-overturned-womens-health/40431498

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* 'We are fighting back': Cincinnati mayor announces policies for city employees following SCOTUS ruling
Rio
06/27/22 10:30 AM
xx * If these companies donate to the Republican party do you even trust them with your health care choices? Nope. NT
petite6
06/27/22 01:11 PM
xx * Kroger employee plan includes travel benefits for treatment including abortion.
Rio
06/27/22 11:20 AM

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