Maine values mean that MaineCare needs to cover abortion care
By Andrea L. Irwin
During Women’s History Month, our country recognizes the remarkable achievements of American women. Here in Maine, we’re proud of the accomplishments of so many women in our state, and this year we even celebrate our first woman governor. Despite incredible gains, though, we are lagging when it comes to policies that improve women’s lives, especially when it comes to reproductive health, rights and justice. Deciding when and whether to become pregnant and parent is central to women’s equality.