Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, President Obama’s nominee to be Secretary of Health and Human Services, will address the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions at 10 this morning in her first confirmation hearing.
Obama’s pick for health czar, Nancy-Ann DeParle, will be responsible for shepherding healthcare reform legislation through Congress and HHS Secretary, nominee Kathleen Sebelius, would be responsible for implementing the plan.
Anti-choice bills advance in Kansas; abortion owner faces criminal charges; the greenest form of birth control; pro-, anti-choice groups react to announcement that Obama administration will rescind HHS rule; affording a bigger family; planning to avoid winter births in Afghanistan.
A bill in the Washington state Senate seeks to shut down the only association providing liability insurance to professional midwives, putting midwives in this state out of business and denying women one more option for safe childbirth.
Kansas Speaker Mike O’Neal has rushed two anti-choice bills to add fuel to the anti-choice fire against Gov. Kathleen Sebelius. But that doesn’t change reality: Sebelius is moderate and bipartisan.
If Kathleen Sebelius is a “fake” Catholic for supporting reproductive health and unintended pregnancy prevention, then so are most American Catholics.
Some anti-choicers defend, some bash Sebelius; Utah House passes bill to require EC access for assault survivors; Texas Democrats want to reform sex ed in the state; Florida legislators to push comprehensive sex ed.
Sebelius Obama’s pick for HHS secretary; VIDEO: anti-choicers gird for battle; supporters, opponents of reproductive health access weigh in on overturning of HHS conscience rule; Oklahoma anti-choice bill passes the House; in hospital merger, reproductive health services to survive.
Let’s get the facts straight: revisiting the Bush “conscience clause” rule does not mean that providers who object to performing abortions will have to provide them.
The Obama administration takes the first step to rescind Bush’s midnight regulations that would allow any health care worker to obstruct a woman’s access to contraception.