All the talk by conservative GOP lawmakers about limited government, free markets and the rule of law seems to go out the window when the issue is abortion. The most egregious example: The Legislature passed a bill in the last moments of the session that previously hadn’t cleared either chamber, a clear violation of rules. The bill prohibits private insurance companies from offering abortion coverage as part of a comprehensive insurance plan to private companies to be paid for with private money. Talk about government interference in the private sector. But it’s about abortion, so lawmakers don’t care.
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