Citing Moral Objection, Walgreens Pharmacist Denies Woman Medication for Miscarriage 

Nicole Arteaga, a 35-year-old first-grade teacher in Arizona, walked into her local Walgreens in Peoria on Wednesday to have her prescription for misoprostol filled. Arteaga was prescribed misoprostol, a drug that induces a medical abortion, by her physician nine weeks into her pregnancy after—according to a Facebook…

Republicans Realize Medicaid Work Requirements Are Cruel... If You're White and Maybe Vote Republican

Now that the Trump administration has given states the green light to impose cruel and unnecessary work requirements on Medicaid recipients, some states are already scrambling to impose them on their poorest citizens. But some states are attempting to customize their plans to shield their rural white populations from…

White House's Latest Religious Freedom Protections Could Allow Doctors to Withhold Abortion and Gender Reassignment Procedures 

In a characteristically cruel turn of events, on Thursday, the Trump administration announced an overhaul of the Department of Health and Human Services that will likely make it easier for doctors, nurses, and other health care workers to withhold their services on religious grounds. Acting HHS Secretary Eric Hargan,…

The Trump Administration Has Reportedly Banned the CDC From Using Words Such as 'Transgender' and 'Fetus' [Update]

In its signature dictatorship[REDACTED] authoritarian preference of democratic governing style, the Trump administration has reportedly banned the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from using seven words in their budget documents. The words are: “entitlement,” “diversity,” “transgender,” “fetus,”…

White House Confirms It's Ending Cost-sharing Subsidies That Help Millions of People Afford Health Care 

A few hours after Donald Trump signed an executive order laying the groundwork for depleted health care plans down the road, the White House confirmed reports on Thursday that the Trump administration will be ending federal subsidies for health insurers that help millions of low-income Americans afford health care by…

9 Million Kids Could Soon Be Without Free Or Low-Cost Health Insurance, Thanks to Republican Congress

In the midst of their bid to rip health insurance from millions of Americans under the now-failed Graham-Cassidy bill, Republicans allowed the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to expire, leaving 9 million kids waiting for their states to run out of money that provides them with free or low-cost health…