With New Policies, Trump Plans to Continue His War on Healthcare

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The Trump administration is expected to push ahead with a range of policies that affect healthcare next year despite Democrats taking control of the House of Representatives.

Democrats captured the House majority in the midterms because of their message on healthcare. But that is not stopping Donald Trump from moving ahead on his controversial health agenda which will please his right-wing supporters. read more

Trump, Pence and the GOP Have Declared War On Birth Control

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They say they are fighting abortion, but recent actions by Donald Trump and his Republican enablers make clear that they in fact have declared war on birth control itself.  In doing so they have taken the “war on women” to a new extreme level because they are challenging the right of women to have access to contraceptives, which are used by 60% of women of reproductive age. read more

Trump Justice Dept. Launches Investigation Into Planned Parenthood Based On Debunked Conspiracy

When a conspiracy theorist is elected President of the United States, these are the things you can expect to happen.

Opinion: Trump Gives Raging Anti-Choice Propagandist HHS Public Affairs Job

Yoest has a long record of undermining women’s access to health care by distorting the facts; her selection shows the administration is pandering to extreme evangelical conservatives.

Opinion: Pence More Unpopular Than Trump and Much Less Than Planned Parenthood

The new NBC/WSJ poll reveals that by a wide margin Planned Parenthood is significantly more popular than Mike Pence who is even more despised than Trump.

Republican Retreat: GOP Abandons Border Wall And Planned Parenthood Fight After Trumpcare Loss

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The colossal failure of Donald Trump and Republicans to agree on a plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act is already having wide-ranging effects.

Huge Crowds In Deep Red Tennessee Turn Out To Protest Trump Campaign Visit

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Trump was met with huge crowds of protesters voicing their opposition to his visit to Nashville and his dangerous agenda.

Judge Blocks Texas GOP From Denying Low-Income Citizens Access To Planned Parenthood

It remains to be seen what Donald Trump will do on a national scale as president.

Trump’s Emboldened Religious Right Will Wreak Havoc on America

*The following is an opinion column by R Muse*

Over the course of the last several years no small number of pundits and commentators have trumpeted the demise of the religious right and their masters at the Vatican. As the recent election appeared to look bleak for Trump, and by extension the Republican Party and evangelical movement, it did appear to many that Trump would take down the religious right along with the Republican Party. Of course none of that transpired as predicted. Instead, as this column warned, the religious right turned out in force to increase their power and authority over government and even if the results were different, the religious right would have transformed an electoral defeat into a new and improved persecution complex that a sympathetic Republican majority would take advantage of. read more

With a Stroke of His Pen President Obama Permanently Protects Planned Parenthood

"Thanks to the Obama Administration women will still be able to access the birth control they need to plan their families, and cancer screenings they need to stay healthy.”

Marco Rubio Says Women Exposed To Zika Must Deliver Defective Fetus

Rubio readily admits that "Microcephaly is a terrible prenatal condition and it's a lifetime of difficulties. But I'm pro-life."

While Republicans Vacation, President Obama Acts to Fight Zika

Failure to pass Zika funding forced the administration to choose between delaying vaccine work and raiding other programs to avoid these delays.

Gov. Terry Branstad Backs An Insane GOP Move to Defund Planned Parenthood in Iowa

Governor Terry Branstad (R-IA) says he backs a "reasonable proposal" to defund Planned Parenthood in Iowa, even though federal money doesn't pay for abortion services due to the Hyde Act and it is already illegal to use Medicaid money for abortion services in Iowa.

Missouri GOP Threatens Jail If Planned Parenthood Fails to Turn Over Patient Records

"Republicans want to provide extremists with a road map to every woman in the state who's exercised her constitutional right to choose."

GOP Planned Parenthood Inquisition Expands To Punish Research Scientists

Those being burned at the stake are our scientists who hold lifesaving medical breakthroughs in their hands.

Ted Cruz Will Roll Back Access to Contraception if Elected

Cruz says he will illegally order an investigation of Planned Parenthood and end requirement of contraceptive method coverage for employers

Red State Radicalism Thrives Against Women and No-One Cares

While Americans focus on the primaries, Republicans are eliminating women's rights.

Conservative Attitudes Toward Women Haven’t Evolved in 2000 Years

Women stood up for their rights in the Roman forum 2000 years ago, and women today are forced to do the same or consent to male control