Category Archives: Planned Parenthood

Abortion vote in the Senate: Why?

First, let me reprint Perry Gershon’s post from his FB page (with permission): Tomorrow the Senate will debate the so-called 20-week ban on abortion. Let’s be clear — this is nothing more than the first step towards making a woman’s … Continue reading

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Letter to Sen. McCain

From Max Plesset MD (Springs, East Hampton) Dear Senator McCain, I have always respected your independence, judgement and thoughtful decision making. Now you have a serious malignancy and I am sorry for that. Undoubtedly you are receiving the best of … Continue reading

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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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