Starbucks says it will cover abortion travel and gender-affirming care
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Starbucks said Friday it will reimburse abortion travel expenses for partners enrolled in its health care plan if a legal provider isn't in the partner's state of residence or within 100 miles of their home. Responding to the U.S. Supreme Court decision ending constitutional protections for abortion, the company also said it will begin providing gender-affirming care for partners. It did not say when because "there are more procedures to consider as part of this benefit." "Even though we have prepared for this scenario, personally and as a company, I know this decision leaves many of you dishe...