In the Sebelius nomination fight, Americans can see the far-right and their manipulative abortion politics for what they really are — distractions.
HHS has released its proposed regulation to “help protect health care providers from [religious] discrimination.” The good news is it no longer attempts to re-define abortion to include birth control. But the regulation no longer defines pregnancy or abortion at all.
HHS Secretary Michael Leavitt gets credit for being the first Cabinet Secretary to engage policy discussions on his very own blog. But he ducked substantive questions in person today, perhaps he’ll reply by blogging.
Senator Hillary Clinton is sounding the alarm and calling out President Bush and his administration for “quietly putting ideology before science and women’s health.”
The Family Research Council is petitioning our government to severely restrict federal funds for our contraception and family planning program – a program that is headed by one of their own.
Anti-choice groups are petitioning President Bush to restrict funding for our most successful family planning program ever.