Reproductive health and justice advocates are objecting that the popular bill still includes Hyde Amendment language to prohibit community health centers from performing abortions except in very limited circumstances.
The ACA, despite concerted efforts by congressional Republicans and GOP-controlled state legislatures to undermine the law, has added 16.4 million people to health insurance rolls since October 2013.
Even under the rosiest scenario, the trade deal would lead to modest economic gains. Meanwhile, historic precedent portends disastrous economic consequences.
Legislators in Arizona are proposing a bill that would require doctors to tell abortion patients that the procedure can be “reversed”—the latest in a series of anti-choice efforts to put official government support behind the harassment of women.
Progressive lawmakers are attempting to shift the discussion from budget deficits, which are abstract to many Americans, to something more real: the “deficits” in the nation’s education, infrastructure, wages, and social safety net.
The sweeping opinion ruled the law had been passed with the improper purpose of restricting abortion access in the state—a policy endorsed by Gov. Scott Walker.
For the second time in as many weeks, a bipartisan bill in Congress is running into controversy because of objections to anti-choice language in the bill.
If the Texas legislature is serious about putting the word of God into action, it’s got plenty of places to start before it gets to allowing Texans to be armed to the teeth at Arby’s.
The resolution is likely nothing more than a political move to curry favor with conservative constituents who disapprove of D.C.’s liberal policies.
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback made his constituents the subject of a “real live experiment” on the effects of implementing a right-wing economic policy agenda.