Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal (R) signed a bill into law on Thursday that bans insurance coverage of abortion for both state employees and anyone buying coverage on the Affordable Care Act exchanges.
The Georgia legislature overwhelmingly passed a ban on insurance coverage of abortion for many health plans in the state last week. Lawmakers also refused to expand Medicaid, fueling outraged protests.
What conservatives really mean when they talk about “religious freedom” has been revealed already by their longstanding crusade against the birth control benefit afforded by the Affordable Care Act. For them, having religious freedom requires the right to discriminate—against specific people, and in a specific way.
If SB 98 becomes law, Georgia will become the 25th state to forbid health plans on the insurance exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act from covering abortion care.
Will Senate Democrats respond to calls to block the nomination of Michael Boggs to the federal bench?
A state senate committee in Georgia approved a bill that would ban many health insurance plans from covering abortion care except in a narrowly defined “medical emergency.”
Senate Republicans successfully blocked a host of President Obama’s judicial nominees. Now Senate Democrats are helping advance a judge hand-picked by Republicans. Why?
NARAL Pro-Choice America is challenging the Obama administration’s nomination of Michael Boggs, who has a long history of opposition to civil rights, to the federal district court in Georgia. But the organization’s campaign is about more than just one nominee.
In an effort to spread the word about the “Walk in My Shoes, Hear Our Voice” event on February 25, the Feminist Women’s Health Center of Atlanta created this pro-choice music video—complete with original lyrics, music, and choreography.
The study’s authors based their hypothesis on previous research on representative bureaucracy, which has found that when agencies that serve women and minorities employ individuals from these groups in higher numbers, their clients benefit.