Category Archives: Planned Parenthood

A Cruel Joke — 13 men are in charge of healthcare for all American women.

POSTED IN THE GUARDIAN Lucia Graves Wednesday 28 June 2017  11.34 EDT   Regressive gender politics are resurgent in 2017, as demonstrated by a Republican bill that would be devastating to women’s health John Barrasso, Mitch McConnell, and John Cornyn: three … Continue reading

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Summary of CBO Report on Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 (Senate Bill)

June 26, 2017 Cost Estimate CBO and JCT estimate that enacting the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 would reduce federal deficits by $321 billion over the coming decade and increase the number of people who are uninsured by 22 … Continue reading

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New polling numbers are out for ‘Trumpcare’, and they’re a disaster for Republicans  

But when is this going to affect voters’ behavior? POSTED ON DAILY KOS By Hunter Wednesday Jun 21, 2017 · 2:15 PM EDT Which is exactly why they’re trying to ram a Senate bill through without letting the public know … Continue reading

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What I’m Doing to Keep Birth Control Free in the Face of Trump’s and the GOP’s Health Care Rollback

Op-Ed in Teen Vogue By Eric Schneiderman The summer after I graduated high school, I worked in an abortion clinic in Washington, D.C. This was a year before Roe v. Wade, and abortion was still outlawed in states throughout the … Continue reading

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Trump Rebrands “Abstinence Only” as “sexual risk avoidance”

Under a clinical-sounding label, the shame-and-ignorance approach of the Bush era makes a comeback under Trump Published in Salon, June 13, 2017 AMANDA MARCOTTE (Credit: Getty/wundervisuals)   Thrice-married libertine Donald Trump got himself elected president by rallying the religious right … Continue reading

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Americans Now View Health Care as a Right. Republicans Can’t Change That.

Posted on Slate.com By Mark Joseph Stern and Perry Grossman President Donald Trump congratulates House Republicans for passing the AHCA.Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images   One day after House Republicans passed the American Health Care Act, Louisiana Republican Sen. Bill … Continue reading

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GOP rep says no need for Planned Parenthood, women can simply get birth control at the grocery store

Posted on DailyKos By Jen Hayden Thursday May 04, 2017 · 2:26 PM EDT This man is in charge of health care for women. Let that sink in for a minute.  Let’s all enjoy (and by enjoy, I mean RAGE, … Continue reading

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