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Republicans will need 60 votes in the Senate to move forward with some of the worst provisions for women’s health included in their Trumpcare plan, including the defunding of Planned Parenthood, restrictions on abortion coverage, the continuous coverage penalty, and elimination of the guarantee of essential health benefits for Medicaid, among others.<div>
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Senate Healthcare Bill Hits Parliamentarian Road Blocks

Republicans will need 60 votes in the Senate to move forward with some of the worst provisions for women’s health included in their Trumpcare plan, including the defunding of Planned Parenthood, restrictions on abortion coverage, the continuous coverage penalty, and elimination of the guarantee of essential health benefits for Medicaid, among others. Related posts:Healthcare Activists […]

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On Thursday the U.S. House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA), a bill that repeals the Affordable Care Act (ACA), ends Medicaid as we know it, defunds Planned Parenthood, and kicks 24 million people off of health insurance. 
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House Passes Bill to Dismantle Healthcare

On Thursday the U.S. House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA), a bill that repeals the Affordable Care Act (ACA), ends Medicaid as we know it, defunds Planned Parenthood, and kicks 24 million people off of health insurance. … Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Majority Foundation Blog

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By Thursday it had been approved along party lines by the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the Ways and Means Committee.
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Republicans Introduce the First ACA Repeal Bill

By Thursday it had been approved along party lines by the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the Ways and Means Committee. Related posts: House GOP Promises Major Attack on Reproductive Healthcare Planned Parenthood Medicaid Cuts Blocked by Texas… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Majority Foundation Blog

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This week the House Rules Committee sent legislation to the House floor that would rescind an Obama administration rule, finalized in December, that is meant to block states from cutting off federal funding to organizations that offer abortion care, ensuring that women’s health centers continue to receive Title X funds for other health services including STI/STD testing, cancer screenings and birth control access.<div>
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House Moves to Rescind Protection for Women’s Health Centers

This week the House Rules Committee sent legislation to the House floor that would rescind an Obama administration rule, finalized in December, that is meant to block states from cutting off federal funding to organizations that offer abortion care, ensuring that women’s health centers continue to receive Title X funds for other health services including […]

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House Republicans announced this week that they intend to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and de-fund Planned Parenthood all in one budget “reconciliation” bill, a process that prevents Democrats from filibustering the measure and requires only a 51 vote in the Senate to pass, not the standard 60 vote threshold required for most controversial legislation.<div>
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<li><a href="http://feminist.org/blog/index.php/2016/10/26/alaska-to-reimburse-planned-parenthood-legal-fees-over-parental-notification-law/" rel="bookmark" title="Alaska to Reimburse Planned Parenthood Legal Fees over Parental Notification Law">Alaska to Reimburse Planned Parenthood Legal Fees over Parental Notification Law </a></li>
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House GOP Promises Major Attack on Reproductive Healthcare

House Republicans announced this week that they intend to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and de-fund Planned Parenthood all in one budget “reconciliation” bill, a process that prevents Democrats from filibustering the measure and requires only a 51 vote in the Senate to pass, not the standard 60 vote threshold required for most controversial […]

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This week the House Select Panel investigating abortion providers finally came to a close after over a year of waging a “McCarthyesque witch hunt,” abusing Congressional authority and subpoena power to intimidate, threaten and endanger the lives of abortion providers and fetal tissue research professionals.<div>
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House Select Panel Investigating Abortion Providers Comes to an End

This week the House Select Panel investigating abortion providers finally came to a close after over a year of waging a “McCarthyesque witch hunt,” abusing Congressional authority and subpoena power to intimidate, threaten and endanger the lives of abortion providers and fetal tissue research professionals. Related posts:Anti-Abortion House Panel Seeks to Double Budget Planned Parenthood […]

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Republicans in the House seek to nearly double the budget of the dangerous Select Investigate Panel that has been spending taxpayer dollars investigating bogus allegations made by the so-called Center for Medical Progress (CMP) against abortion provide...

Anti-Abortion House Panel Seeks to Double Budget

Republicans in the House seek to nearly double the budget of the dangerous Select Investigate Panel that has been spending taxpayer dollars investigating bogus allegations made by the so-called Center for Medical Progress (CMP) against abortion provide… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Majority Foundation Blog

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Alaska must pay the nearly $1 million in legal fees that Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands, as well as two Alaskan physicians, incurred fighting the state’s unconstitutional parental notification law. <div>
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Alaska to Reimburse Planned Parenthood Legal Fees over Parental Notification Law

Alaska must pay the nearly $1 million in legal fees that Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands, as well as two Alaskan physicians, incurred fighting the state’s unconstitutional parental notification law. Related posts:Anti-Abortion Laws Permanently Blocked in Florida Lawmakers Push for Zika Funding Bill that Protects Family Planning Planned Parenthood Protected […]

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