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Federal Proposal Seeks to Allow Discrimination in Health Care

Once again, the Trump administration has attacked health care protections. And on cue, advocates for patients have launched a counterattack. Specifically, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a proposed rule change to Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA, or Obamacare). This section prohibits discrimination in health care based on race,… Read More »

Massachusetts Democrats push bill to allow more late-term abortions

Massachusetts Democrats are pushing a sweeping bill to allow more third-trimester abortions, meaning the commonwealth would join New York in having some of the loosest restrictions in the country. Massachusetts law currently bans abortions after 24 weeks of pregnancy except if a woman’s pregnancy endangers her life, or if continuing the pregnancy would risk “grave… Read More »

Allow Me to Reintroduce Myself

“Hi, I’m Jeff.” Kathy looks somewhat annoyed: “Hi, I’m Kathy. We’ve known each other for three years.” Kathy has huge hair. A tangled mass, a defining feature. If an artist drew a caricature of Kathy, she would have a tiny face orbited by a universe of hair. On this day, it’s pulled back into a… Read More »