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Obamacare Lives as Republicans Yank Unpopular Health-Care Bill

After a day of “will they, won’t they” negotiations on Capitol Hill and at the White House, GOP leaders couldn’t muster the 215 votes needed for passage. The post Obamacare Lives as Republicans Yank Unpopular Health-Care Bill appeared first on Rewire.

On ACA Anniversary, Health-Care Advocates Say ‘#WeFightBack’

Health-care advocates gathered yesterday at Freedom Plaza to mark the seven-year anniversary of President Barack Obama signing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), his signature health-care reform law. Rewire was on the scene as #WeFightBack...Show More Summary

Virginia Governor Puts Kibosh on GOP’s Religious Imposition Bills

The Republican-backed measures would have protected from civil liability those who actively discriminate against same-sex couples. The post Virginia Governor Puts Kibosh on GOP’s Religious Imposition Bills appeared first on Rewire.

Trump Puts Anti-LGBTQ Activist in Charge of Civil Rights Office

Mara Keisling, executive director of the National Center for Transgender Equality, said the president has “once again put the fox in charge of the hen house,” by appointing someone to a government agency who directly opposes the agency’s mission. The post Trump Puts Anti-LGBTQ Activist in Charge of Civil Rights Office appeared first on Rewire.

Black Women Stand to Lose the Most Under the GOP Health Plan

When Trump and his administration are making plans to “have insurance for everybody,” he needs to mean us too. The post Black Women Stand to Lose the Most Under the GOP Health Plan appeared first on Rewire.

Arkansas’ Sex-Selection Abortion Ban Would Discriminate Against Asian American Women

We refuse to be silent as state legislators use false stereotypes and misleading language to deny Asian American women the same access to safe, confidential, and comprehensive reproductive care as anyone else. The post Arkansas’ Sex-Selection Abortion Ban Would Discriminate Against Asian American Women appeared first on Rewire.

Kentucky Governor Signs Redundant ‘Blue Lives Matter’ Law

“The bill misunderstands the very purpose of hate crimes—to protect communities that have been marginalized within our society and who are at a higher risk of facing violence simply because of an immutable characteristic they share,” the ACLU of Kentucky said in a statement. The post Kentucky Governor Signs Redundant ‘Blue Lives Matter’ Law appeared first on Rewire.

Former Colorado GOP Official Faces Prison Time on Voter Fraud Charge

A former Colorado Republican Party chairman who’s said people should be punished for having abortion care allegedly cast his ex-wife's vote in the 2016 election. The post Former Colorado GOP Official Faces Prison Time on Voter Fraud Charge appeared first on Rewire.

Texas Senate Republicans Go on Anti-Choice Spree

Heather Busby, executive director of NARAL Pro-Choice Texas, said the Texas GOP has continued to attack reproductive rights and the doctor-patient relationship. The post Texas Senate Republicans Go on Anti-Choice Spree appeared first on Rewire.

Federal Funding for Flint Water Crisis ‘Just a Tiny Start’

The Environmental Protection Agency will immediately release $51.5 million for Michigan to upgrade Flint's water infrastructure. The post Federal Funding for Flint Water Crisis ‘Just a Tiny Start’ appeared first on Rewire.

From Ferguson to SXSW, It’s a Long Way to Erase Implicit Bias and Racism

"Until we close that gap, there will be no such thing as police accountability. Racism and implicit bias will persist unabated," said Harvard Kennedy School professor Khalil Gibran Muhammad. The post From Ferguson to SXSW, It’s a Long Way to Erase Implicit Bias and Racism appeared first on Rewire.

Would Gorsuch Follow Supreme Court Precedent Rejecting Discrimination?

The Court has decided, time and time again, that it is illegal to rely on a stereotype about a group in making a decision about an individual employee. It's not clear whether Gorsuch agrees. The post Would Gorsuch Follow Supreme Court Precedent Rejecting Discrimination? appeared first on Rewire.

What Trump’s Budget May Mean for Violence Against Women Programs

Though the president has only released a blueprint of his plans to fund the government, programs that help abuse survivors are on the cutting block. The post What Trump’s Budget May Mean for Violence Against Women Programs appeared first on Rewire.

‘Issues in Law & Medicine’: A One-Stop Journal for Anti-Vaccine, Anti-Abortion Pseudoscience

“[I]f most of what you publish supports an anti-choice thinking (or anti-vaccine) and hence is not supported by science should you be entitled to be included in the National Library of Medicine?" The post ‘Issues in Law & Medicine’: A One-Stop Journal for Anti-Vaccine, Anti-Abortion Pseudoscience appeared first on Rewire.

GOP Ready to Sacrifice Maternity Care to Save Obamacare Repeal

“The more desperate Republican leaders get to win over extreme House conservatives, the worse Trumpcare becomes. But let’s be clear: any member of Congress who is intent on taking away essential benefits... is in for a rude awakening if this bill ever gets to the Senate,” said Sen. Show More Summary

Missed the Gorsuch Confirmation Hearings So Far? Here’s What You Need to Know

Wednesday marked the third day of Judge Neil Gorsuch's U.S. Supreme Court confirmation hearings in the Senate Judiciary Committee. Rewire's Vice President of Law and the Courts Jessica Mason Pieklo has been monitoring the scene. The post Missed the Gorsuch Confirmation Hearings So Far? Here’s What You Need to Know appeared first on Rewire.

Trump’s Labor Department Pick Believes Pay Discrimination Is Real. Does It Matter?

Alexander Acosta's comments stand in sharp contrast to the president's statements on wage discrimination and equal pay. The post Trump’s Labor Department Pick Believes Pay Discrimination Is Real. Does It Matter? appeared first on Rewire.

Advocates: #WeObject to Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court Nomination

This week, U.S. Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Neil Gorsuch began in Washington, D.C. Gorsuch was nominated by President Donald Trump on January 31. Judge Gorsuch has a reputation of conservatism on the bench, equal to or perhaps even greater than the late Justice Antonin Scalia he was nominated to replace. Show More Summary

Abortion Storytellers Gather as Anti-Choice Gorsuch Gets Senate Hearing

More than 1,200 people have shared their abortion stories through words and video since the 1 in 3 Campaign began five years ago. The post Abortion Storytellers Gather as Anti-Choice Gorsuch Gets Senate Hearing appeared first on Rew...

A Small Ray of Light in Political News: Nevada’s Ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment

Indiana was the last state to ratify the amendment way back on January 18, 1977. The post A Small Ray of Light in Political News: Nevada’s Ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment appeared first on Rewire.

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