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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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Reminder: Health care reform is good for women

TweetOn the second day of Supreme Court hearings on the health care reform law, which is now apparently officially known as Obamacare, things are not looking good for people who believe everyone deserves health care. Legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin said, “This was a train wreck for the Obama administration. This law looks like it’s going [...]
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