Category Archives: Planned Parenthood

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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What is in the Republican health-care bill? Questions and answers on preexisting conditions, Medicaid and more.

The Washington Post By Juliet Eilperin and Amy Goldstein May 4 at 2:55 PM Three big ways the new Republican health-care bill would change coverage  Here are three big ways the new Republican bill might change health care in the … Continue reading

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In lieu of a CBO score, an overview of the expected effects of the GOP health-care bill

The Washington Post By Philip Bump May 4 at 10:27 AM Inside the messy, last-minute rush for the GOP health-care plan   As Republicans push out new revisions to save their health-care plan, The Post’s Paige W. Cunningham explains the … Continue reading

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Statement from Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on the American Health Care Act |

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo  May 3, 2017 “The Republican health care bill is an assault on women and an assault on New York. It would allow insurance companies to discriminate against Americans based on pre-existing conditions, force millions of New … Continue reading

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Trump set to hand key family planning role to anti-contraception advocate

Law professor Teresa Manning once claimed ‘contraception doesn’t work’ Planned Parenthood says Manning ‘promotes myths about birth control’ Teresa Manning’s appointment would give her oversight of Title X, a quarter-of-a-billion-dollar federal program that provides contraceptive services to low-income and uninsured … Continue reading

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Trump names anti-abortion leader Yoest to top HHS post

Posted in Politico   By RACHANA PRADHAN | 04/28/17 10:32 AM EDT | Updated 04/28/17 03:03 PM EDT   President Donald Trump on Friday said he would name one of the most prominent anti-abortion activists in the country to a top … Continue reading

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