President Donald Trump wasted no time in chipping away at the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (sometimes called "ACA" or "Obamacare"), signing an executive order giving federal agencies the authority and discretion to roll back certain aspects of the Affordable Care Act.
At the top of popular vote loser Donald Trump's dark, threatening inauguration speech was this: The establishment protected itself, but not the citizens of our country. Their victories have not been your victories; their triumphs have...Show More Summary
House Democrats attending the inauguration of Donald Trump are wearing blue pins emblazoned with the American flag and the phrase "Protect Our Care" to protest the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), better known as Obamacare. House...Show More Summary
Last week, Congressman Jeff Duncan's introduced H.R. 367, the Hearing Protection Act. Now, Senator Mike Crapo introduced a similar bill in the Senate. This post Senator Crapo Introduces Hearing Protecting Act in U.S. Senate appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
Addiction treatment advocates are trying to convince Republican legislators in states greatly impacted by the opioid epidemic to protect insurance coverage for substance abuse treatment if the Affordable Care Act is repealed. The post Advocates Aim to Protect Insurance Coverage for Addiction Treatment appeared first on Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.
On his “A Closer Look” segment on Tuesday’s episode of Late Night, Seth Meyers took on the GOP’s full-speed-ahead “plan” to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with…the satisfaction of petty revenge? The sweet taste of vengeance? A get-well-soon card for all of the people who won’t be able to afford insurance? They’re, uh, […]
British nationals living in France and other European countries have urged UK Prime Minister Theresa May to make a speedy and "magnanimous gesture" to help secure their futures.
The Endangered Species Act is one of the great success stories for both the environment and the government. Since it was enacted in 1973, the government has been charged with protecting not just species that were on the brink of extinction,...Show More Summary
House and Senate Republicans this week took the first step this week toward the repeal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. But without a replacement program in place, the GOP is nevertheless prepared...Show More Summary
In an American gun-lover’s dream world, the National Firearms Act (NFA) of 1934 and the Firearms Owners Protection Act (FOPA) of 1986 would be repealed. Among other regulations, both laws control and restrict the transfer and making of fully automatic firearms. Show More Summary
Liars are acting instinctively when they fib, and it's all about protection.
Law Newz: The GOP has just risen to a whole new level of crazy. Last week, it introduced the Duncan-Carter Hearing Protection Act of 2017, sponsored by Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC) and Rep. John Carter (R-TX). The bill removes gun silencers from the scope of the National Firearms Act of 1934, and refunds the $200 […]
This week someone asked me if I’d heard any questions about IDEA, the federal law protecting students with disabilities (the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act), during Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearings. I get these types of questions a lot because I write about politics. Show More Summary
Hundreds of nurses, other healthcare workers and patients are expected to turn out at a noon rally to protest the national effort by Republican lawmakers to rescind the Affordable Care Act. Sen. Kamala Harris, a California Democrat who opposes the repeal, is scheduled to appear with healthcare...
By: Kenneth Roth Human rights exist to protect people from government abuse and neglect. Rights limit what a state can do and impose obligations for how a state must act. Yet today a new generation of populists is turning this protection on its head. Claiming to speak for “the people,” they treat rights as an […]
Make sure your U.S. senators & congressional representative hear from you on this legislation to protect Second Amendment rights & the health of American gun owners. This post Congress Needs to Hear from You on the Hearing Protection Act of 2017 appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced changes to the Horse Protection Act on Friday that many hailed as a major step toward ending th...
Yesterday, the Superior Court of the District of Columbia ruled that UniverSoul Circus must stand trial for alleged violations of the District of Columbia’s Consumer Protection Procedures Act. Judge... The post Consumer Fraud Lawsuit Against UniverSoul Circus Heads to Trial appeared first on PETA.
After 1 a.m. on Thursday, Senate Republicans blocked a series of amendments that would have safeguarded individual parts of the Affordable Care Act that are popular among voters across the political spectrum. Democrats had proposed measures...Show More Summary