7 Feminist Groups On What Trumpcare Could Mean For Women

By Alanna Vagianos

On Thursday, the House narrowly passed the American Health Care Act aka Trumpcare ― and women around the country are readying themselves for the consequences.

The legislation would effectively allow states to discriminate against women. Under the AHCA, states are allowed to waive the former Obamacare requirement that insurers cover people with pre-existing conditions. Anything from being a survivor of sexual or domestic violence, to having had a C-section or suffered from postpartum depression could now constitute as a pre-existing condition. This means that if you’re deemed to have one of these pre-existing conditions, your insurance company could charge you more.

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