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This Battle for Access to Abortion Is a Fight for Basic Human Rights and Dignity

With the draconian abortion law that just took effect in Texas, this horrific treatment of pregnant people may now actually be something I witness in my lifetime. How is that possible?

Elana Rabinowitz ·


Medicare Advantage Is a For-Profit Scam. Time to End It.

The simple solution to the Medicare Advantage problem is to kill off the program. It was just a Trojan horse to privatize Medicare, and its presence will make Medicare for All even harder to implement.

Thom Hartmann ·


In Unanimous Ruling, Mexican Supreme Court Decriminalizes Abortion

One reproductive rights organizer called the historic decision "an enormous step toward legalization in the entire country."

Brett Wilkins ·


Aid Groups Warn Afghan Health System on Verge of 'Collapse'

"Urgent international action is needed to support millions of people with the necessities of life through the coming months and Afghanistan's harsh winter," said head of the Afghan Red Crescent.

Julia Conley ·


Out-of-State Abortion Providers Brace for an Influx of Texas Patients

The evidence from Texas' COVID-19 abortion ban clearly shows that such restrictive policies do not end the demand for abortion.

Abby Zimmardi ·


House Dems Introduce Bill to Lower Medicare Age to 60

"Lowering the Medicare eligibility age will not only be life-changing for at least 23 million people, it will also be lifesaving for so many across America."

Brett Wilkins ·


On Heels of SB 8, Texas Poised to Restrict Access to Medication Abortions

With extreme abortion bans likely to spread across the U.S., one rights advocate said the medical community will have to "drastically shift the way people access abortion, on their own terms."

Julia Conley ·


It's Time to Build American Health Care Back Better

Please contact your Senators and Representative today and ask them to vote for the Build Back Better bill with all the health care provisions included, because care can't wait and neither can we.

Laura Packard ·


National Laws Needed, Say Defenders of Women, After SCOTUS Attack on Roe

"Democrats have the power right now to do something about the Texas abortion ban, and every other far-right power grab," said one observer. "They are not helpless bystanders."

Julia Conley ·


'Home Care Can't Wait': Ady Barkan, ACLU Target Sinema for Abandoning People With Disabilities

Healthcare advocates are fighting for Congress to include $400 billion for home and community-based services in the $3.5 trillion reconciliation package.

Kenny Stancil ·

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