Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

In Trump’s latest move to roll back reproductive care and education, the White House has cut Obama-era grants aimed to help reduce teen pregnancy.

Source: Perspectives: The Trump Administration Just Axed $213M From Teen Pregnancy Prevention


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An analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that actions by the Trump administration are triggering double-digit premium increases on individual health insurance policies.

Source: Perspectives: AP — Study says Trump moves trigger health premium jumps for 2018


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Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) held a town hall in his district on the ongoing healthcare debate and the effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Out of a sea of moments threatening to boil over, one stood out as particularly tense. “I think that your vote to throw 22 million people off of health is reprehensible and in the service of the rich,” a resident told LaMalfa on his efforts to defund Planned Parenthood. “I hope you suffer the same painful fate as those millions that you have voted to remove health care from. May you die in pain.”

Source: Perspectives: Washington Post — ‘May you die in pain’: Another GOP lawmaker grilled at health care town hall


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The story of Congressional Republicans, home for their summer recess, have been confronted with chaos and anger from their constituents.

Source: Perspectives: Newsweek — Furious Voters Wish Death, Unemployment on Republicans


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It’s fitting that President Trump reacted to the epic collapse of the GOP repeal-and-replace push by vowing to keep up his campaign to sabotage the Affordable Care Act. ‘Let Obamacare implode, then deal,’ Trump tweeted, meaning the administration should continue undermining the law, to force Democrats to the table to … well, it’s not clear what he wants from them, but it is clear is that he will continue sabotaging the ACA out of sheer rage and spite.

Source: Perspectives: Now that Trumpcare has failed, it’s time to drop all the lies


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Defeating the Republican “skinny repeal” bill early Friday morning dealt a devastating blow to Trump and Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare, and it certainly doesn’t make a president, whose way of doing things is retaliation, happy.

Source: Perspectives: Senator Murkowski’s health care vote comes with significant repercussions for Alaska


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Senator Bernie Sanders’ provides a clear and understandable explanation of what’s happening in the process of repealing Obamacare.

Source: Perspectives: Senator Bernie Sanders’ clear and understandable explanation of health care debate (VIDEO)


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