Tag Archives: health care reform

21 states will soon ban insurance coverage of abortion

Tweet Map via the ACLU. Click here to hover for more info on each state. Bans on insurance coverage of abortion didn’t really became a thing until recently. The vast majority of private insurance plans covered abortion, as they would any common medical procedure, and no made any fuss about it. But then the debate [...]
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Breaking: Health care law protects against gender identity discrimination

TweetThe Affordable Care Act, aka Health care reform, aka Obamacare, aka that thing the Supreme Court said was constitutional, includes a ban on sex discrimination in federally-funded health services. In another big win for the transgender community, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has clarified that this covers discrimination based on gender identity. This [...]
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BREAKING: Health care law upheld!

TweetThe Supreme Court just delivered their decision on the American Care Act, and it’s mostly a huge win for supporters of the law. The individual mandate, requiring people to purchase health care, was upheld, but the mandate is a tax. Individuals could refuse to pay the tax and not comply, but the mandate falls under [...]
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Breaking: Michele Bachmann is now pro-choice

TweetJK! She still thinks abortion should be illegal under all circumstances–even in cases of rape, incest, and threats to a woman’s health. She just really hates Obamacare: The irony hurts. Transcript after the jump. Tweet
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Hey, Gov. Nikki Haley, wanna bet?

TweetAs Samhita mentioned, yesterday on The View, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley claimed that “women don’t care about contraception.” She went on to clarify that she just doesn’t want the government dictating when we can and can’t use it. Which is a little bit like opposing that law that says you have to eat broccoli. [...]
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