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Medicare ban on transgender healthcare overturned!

TweetToday an independent board within the Department of Health and Human Services overturned Medicare’s coverage exclusion for transition-related medical procedures.  Tweet
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Breaking: SCOTUS declines to hear defense of Indiana’s anti-Planned Parenthood law

TweetThe Indiana government really, really wants to defund Planned Parenthood, but the U.S. Supreme Court won’t hear its appeal of a lower court’s ruling that the state really, really can’t do that. The LA Times reports: Without comment, the justices turned away Indiana’s defense of a 2011 law that would ban all Medicaid funds to [...]
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Breaking: House finally passes the VAWA

TweetThe House finally passed the VAWA in a vote of 286-138.  The bill now heads to the president’s desk for his signature. Tweet
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Breaking: 25 dead in elementary school shooting in Newton, CT

Tweet Enough is enough–how many school shootings will there be before we wake-up and tackle gun culture for what it is and address the impact it has on human lives. One state official said that an adult gunman was believed to be dead in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. The gunman was in [...]
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Breaking: Dominique Strauss-Kahn to settle out of court with Nafissitou Diallo

TweetThe French press is reporting that the former IMF chief will be settling out of court with Nafissitou Diallo, the NYC based hotel maid who has pursued a case against him for sexual assault, if she drops the civil suit–to the tune of 6 million. “Details of the deal, which comes after prosecutors dropped related [...]
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