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Medicaid Restrictions Making Abortion a Privilege, Not a Right, for Poor Texas Women

Medicaid Restrictions Making Abortion a Privilege, Not a Right, for Poor Texas Women
Americans are beginning to celebrate a healthier future for our country. Millions of people will receive coverage, no co-pays for preventive care, an end to discrimination based on pre-existing conditions, out-of-pocket expense caps, and much more. But one thing seems to be missing from this incredible list of health benefits: abortion coverage for poor Texans.
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How Abortion Is Being Used as a Ruse to Attack Health Care

How Abortion Is Being Used as a Ruse to Attack Health Care
Those of us who were around in 2010 when Rep. Bart Stupak (D-MI) nearly derailed the Affordable Care Act with his ill-informed demagoguery about abortion largely thought President Obama put the abortion scare-mongering to bed by signing
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Instead of Working to End Shutdown, House GOP Proposes ‘Abortion Insurance Disclosure Act’

Instead of Working to End Shutdown, House GOP Proposes ‘Abortion Insurance Disclosure Act’
This week, rather than working on a solution to the government shutdown and looming debt ceiling crisis, House Republicans proposed a measure that requires any health insurance plan offered through Affordable Care Act (ACA) insurance exchanges to disclose whether it provides abortion coverage.
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Congresswoman: Freedom of Religion Means Imposing Your Views on Everyone Else

Congresswoman: Freedom of Religion Means Imposing Your Views on Everyone Else
Last year, Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler's (R-MO) joined 65 of her colleagues in signing a letter calling attention to the "alarming pattern" of attachks on faith in the Air Force. The letter, according to Rep Todd Akin's (yes, the rape guy) website, calls on Secretary Panetta to issue clear Department of Defense policy guidance, consistent with our Constitution, to preserve the place of religious expression in the military at large...
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Bill Moyers' Open Letter to 'The People Who Hate Government So Much They've Shut It Down'

Bill Moyers' Open Letter to 'The People Who Hate Government So Much They've Shut It Down'
The ol' reliable Bill Moyers of PBS, on his namesake show 'Moyers & Company,' tore into the ineptitude and petty politics that have ground the government to a non-essential standstill. While he doesn't mince word about the flawed nature of the Affordable Care Act, his break down of the democratic breakdown is in-depth and succinct and available in video form after the jump.
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How Catholic Bishops Pushed for a Shutdown – and Even a Default – Over Birth Control

How Catholic Bishops Pushed for a Shutdown – and Even a Default – Over Birth Control
Catholic Bishops pretend to be champions of the masses, but they're happy to block access to such services for those in need of them unless Congress agrees to block women of all faiths or none, on the whim of an employer, from receiving prescription birth control as part of the preventive care benefit in the Affordable Care Act.
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Obamacare is Already Helping People Across the Country

Obamacare is Already Helping People Across the Country
The health insurance market opened just yesterday and Obamacare is already helping people across the country.
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Alex Jones Channels Lizard From Outer Space To Reveal Dangers Of Obamacare

Alex Jones Channels Lizard From Outer Space To Reveal Dangers Of Obamacare
Back in April, Matt Drudge predicted that 2013 would be the “year of Alex Jones.” And what a year it’s been. On Wednesday, Jones donned a top hat, a fake English accent and a lizard mask — a take on his friend David Icke’s claim that shapeshifting lizards from outer space rule the world — to talk about the dangers of Obamacare.
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Ann Romney Blames Voters for Government Shutdown

Ann Romney Blames Voters for Government Shutdown
Alright there, all you Obama voters and those slackers who stayed home on election day instead of supporting the 2012 version of Thurston Howell, III for president, Ann Romney wonders how you can possibly look at yourselves in the mirror now. Because the government shutdown is all your fault.
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Trying to Stick It to Obamacare, GOP Throws Women Under the Bus

Trying to Stick It to Obamacare, GOP Throws Women Under the Bus
In the continuing battle over funding for the Affordable Care Act, now focused on the contents of a Continuing Resolution necessary for the government to continue to run, women's healthcare has become the House GOP's new target. Because what is religious liberty if not the ability to impose your own religious beliefs on your employees' decisions about their bodies?
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