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Domestic violence as pre-existing condition? 8 states still allow it

Battered Not Insured

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By Les Blumenthal | McClatchy Newspapers

WASHINGTON — Eight states and the District of Columbia don’t have laws that specifically bar insurance companies from using domestic violence as a pre-existing condition to deny health coverage, according to a study from the National Women’s Law Center.

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The Terminator is Back

eve-smBy Eve Ensler

What governor – once an actor, then a Terminator, married to a major women’s leader – has the chutzpah to wipe out 100 percent of the domestic violence budget of California, the biggest state in the country, with a single grope of his veto pen?

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