Republicans in the Senate have discovered yet another means of cutting Medicare to add insult to injury from the already damage-ridden Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement that benefits no-one but the big corporations who wrote the ill-advised proposal.
While the Labor Department's rule change was meant to protect worker's rights, the Judge protected Home Care Associates, the International Franchise Association, and the National Association for Home Care & Hospice rights to make bigger profits. The rapidly-growing industry's leaders convinced the judge that paying the minimum wage, and the outrageous idea of overtime pay, was an abomination and would have a "destabilizing impact" on the nation's fastest-growing industry.
It appears nothing short of an outright ban, and criminalization, of all forms of birth control will satisfy the United States Council of Catholic Bishops (USCCB).
Regardless of how a doctor, nurse, or pharmacist feels about homosexuality, or pregnant women, their religious beliefs or bigotry does not give them the right to hand down a death sentence.