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Trump Destroys Popular Obamacare Mandate and Now Millions of Women, Families Will Suffer

October 6, 2017

Donald Trump Hands Religious Right A Win In Roll Back Of Obamacare Birth Control Rule The religious right claimed a victory today as the Republican Donald Trump administration announced it would be rolling back an Obamacare rule mandating employers to…

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GOP’s Healthcare Bill Defines Contraception As Abortion, Brings Back ‘Pre-Existing Conditions’ To Insurance

February 27, 2017

Republican Healthcare Bill Aims to Make Pre-Existing Conditions Great Again (For Insurance companies) Curious to see what a GOP replacement of the Affordable Care Act might look like? Look no further than Minnesota, where State lawmakers have tossed together a smorgasbord of…

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Abortion Rates Show Steep Decline In U.S. And That’s Good News With Trump As President

November 24, 2016

Abortions in the U.S. have hit a milestone, and fortunately, it’s a positive one. The number and rate of abortions have dropped to their lowest level in decades, according to tallies by federal authorities. The new data was released Wednesday,…

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This Supreme Court Justice Just Attacked Atheists—Here’s Why That May Be Bad For Your Health

June 30, 2016

In a recent Supreme Court decision, Justice Samuel Alito made it clear that he doesn’t much care for atheists, or anyone else who isn’t particularly religious for that matter. Here’s what happened: In his dissenting opinion regarding Storman v. Wiesman, one…

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Scott Walker Defunds Planned Parenthood And Screws Women Out Of Healthcare In Wisconsin

February 20, 2016

Scott Walker slashes Planned Parenthood funding, continues his war on women’s healthcare. Last week Wisconsin’s GOP Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) doubled down on his war on women and women’s healthcare by signing a law to reduce funds for Planned Parenthood. One of the…

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Texas Defunded Planned Parenthood: Guess What Happened Next

February 5, 2016

Texas Pulls Plug On Planned Parenthood, Sees Low Income Births Rise. Ben, an African slave turned Mexican Army cook, noted “no less than sixteen Mexican corpses” surrounded David Crockett’s body. We all know what the famed folk hero and statesman fought and died for:…

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Zika Virus Outbreak: Women Warned Not To Get Pregnant

January 28, 2016

A Scary Zika Virus Outbreak Has Led To Extreme Policy Proposals In South America Just when the World Health Organization was finally close to eradicating the spread of Ebola in the western countries of Africa, the threat of a virus…

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Judge Declares That Republican-Backed Abstinence-Only Programs Are NOT Sex Ed

May 13, 2015

A momentous ruling by a judge in California is finally declaring that abstinence-only education is NOT actually sex education and could set a precedent to end its teaching in the state. In a decision that is likely to enrage conservatives,…

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The Feds Just Demanded Insurers Fund Preventative Care And Birth Control

May 11, 2015

Yet another victory for Obamacare. Closing a loophole insurers were trying to get away with, the feds just made sure insurance companies cover preventative care as well as contraception. Now, according to the department of Health and Human Services, out of the 18…

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