Even if the Affordable Care Act stays in place, Republicans already found a way to make women pay more.
A day after Republicans decided to declare their own week of half-days at work and to stall as much as possible all Senate business, Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) took to the floor of the Senate to reiterate some of the most important elements of health reform for women.
Today, President Obama will sign into law the Affordable Health Care for America Act. An initial summary of the wins, losses, and remaining challenges for women’s health and rights.
Colorado women at a “Remember Roe” event tell of the driving forces behind their advocacy for choice in a state in which “personhood” threatens Roe, and conservative lawmakers try to kill a bill banning gender rating in insurance policies.
In a childish effort to obstruct Congresswoman Lois Capps from speaking on the House floor on health reform, Congressman Tom Price (R-GA) repeatedly intoned "I object."
Insurance denial continued: Now we have the case of Peggy Robertson, a woman who was denied coverage because of a prior C-section and told to get sterilized, and then her son was denied coverage for holding his breath, and for being too small.