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New Faith-Based Trump Rule Lets Doctors Refuse To Perform Abortions and Transitions

President Donald Trump announced a new rule Thursday that would protect medical providers who object to certain procedures, such as abortions and gender transitions, for moral or religious reasons, threatening trans people and patients seeking reproductive health care. “Just today we finalized new protections of conscience rights for physicians, pharmacists, nurses, teachers, students and faith-based […]

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Trump Administration Sues To Kill Obamacare

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Taking a harder line on health care, the Trump administration joined a coalition of Republican-led states Wednesday in asking a federal appeals court to entirely overturn former President Barack Obama’s signature health care law — a decision that could leave millions uninsured. Congress rendered the Affordable Care Act completely unconstitutional in […]

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Keith Ellison Warns Democrats Against Possible Drug Price Deal With Donald Trump

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison (D) blasted the idea of using arbitration to lower Medicare’s prescription drug prices as “sort of a sellout to Big Pharma,” challenging congressional progressives to vote down any deal with President Donald Trump that includes arbitration. “To use arbitration to deal with drug pricing seems like a loser from the […]