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Health
This week, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) introduced a gag rule that would undermine the nation’s program for affordable birth control and reproductive health care, radically restrict health care providers, and impact millions of people across the country. ...
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Health
A federal court in Spokane, Wash., ruled this week in favor of the health and well-being of American teens, parents, and families - stating that the Trump-Pence administration’s early termination of Planned Parenthood’s Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program (TPPP) grants is unlawful. ...
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Health
The RPA requires all insurance plans in Washington state that cover maternity care to also cover abortions, ensuring that women are able to make the decisions that are best for themselves and their families. In addition, the RPA covers all FDA-approved contraception, including emergency contraception, without cost-sharing. ...
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Politics
Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) released the following video statement in celebration of the anniversary of the Women’s March, likely the largest single-day demonstration in recorded U.S. history. ...
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Politics
In their letter, the Senators highlighted the enormous economic benefit of requiring health plans to cover preventive services, including birth control for women, without out-of-pocket costs. ...
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Politics
Wednesday, Gloria Steinem, long-time activist and institutional leader in the women’s rights movement, announced her endorsement of Marie Newman in her bid to represent Illinois’ 3rd District. ...
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Politics Health
The Trump administration Friday rolled back the birth control protection as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), allowing any employer to deny birth control coverage because of religious or moral objection. ...
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Health
The Birth Control Privacy Act would explicitly prohibit workplace wellness programs from disclosing personally identifiable information to employers about their workers’ use of birth control. ...
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Sports
The Seattle Storm has unveiled a PSA featuring nine-time WNBA All-Star Sue Bird, 2016 WNBA Rookie of the Year Breanna Stewart, Noelle Quinn, and Sami Whitcomb. ...
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Hisam and husband Roberto/Campaign
Politics Local
Dr. Hisam Goueli is a gay Muslim Arab-American physician dual board-certified in family medicine and psychiatry who has worked to develop health care solutions around the world - and now he wants your vote, Seattle. ...
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