The Senate's discussion of its health care bill has devolved from farce to a tragedy, in which female and male senators alike are trading the lives of women for the sake of re-election.
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The health care bill is so important, we can't let this amendment get in the way of its passage. But don't mistake that to mean its O.K. to ask the ladies to "take one for the team," not this time.
On Saturday, with the aide of some 60 Democrats, women's rights were effectively negated by the US Congress as the House passed the Stupak amendment t...
Once again, at the final hour, women's rights and access have been traded away in the new Senate health care bill. Rights and access that we may not get back anytime soon, if ever.
The fight over abortion rights set off by a provision in the House health-reform bill is coming to cable on Tuesday.
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The historic passage of a health care bill came with an inescapably cruel irony. There is an amendment in the bill that threatens the health of millions of American women.
More than one in every three women will have had an abortion by the age 45. If the Stupak amendment becomes law, it one day may not even be our choice to pay for an abortion with our own insurance.
The Party of No // had nowhere to go // but backwards // to get to the future. // "Uh, that doesn't work," // said a brazen Young Turk. // "Someone please shut them up // with a cloture!"
Rep. Bart Stupak (D-Mich.) is warning fellow Democrats not to mess with his restrictive anti-abortion amendment.
Pro-choice outrage was sparked by th...
I married a Canadian, which got me, among other things, some pretty awesome Canadian in-laws, two kids, friends who think hockey is worth watching, and a window into Canada's health care system.
Dear Bishops: In our struggle to get health care for all, you saw an opportunity to make sure that American women can't afford abortions, a way to be the deciders for all of us.
The Stupak amendment joins Joe Lieberman in breaking my heart. It is not a political matter for me. It is an insult, an affront, a stupidity, and a knife in my back.
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