Restrictions on Low-Income Women's Access to Abortion
Maine prohibits public funding for abortion for women eligible for state medical assistance for general health care unless, as certified by a physician, the procedure is necessary to preserve the woman's life or the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest. Me. Dep't of Health & Human Servs., MaineCare Benefits Manual, Ch. II, § 90.05-2(A) (Rev. Oct. 1, 2005) at http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/rules/10/144/ch101/c2s090.doc.