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US Politics & Gov't

Tennessee Arrests First Mother Under Its New Pregnancy Criminalization Law
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, dishonesty, crime, healthcare, freedoms, politics, drugs, diet, exercise, women, warning, protection, abuse, babies, risks, safety, war )

Wild
- 166 days ago - nationofchange.org
Is Tennessee's new legislation--which allows the state to criminally charge mothers for potentially causing harm to their fetuses by using drugs--stripping women of their fundamental rights once they become pregnant?
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the Senate: Our Bosses Shouldn't Make Our Birth Control Decisions
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SupremeCourt, politics, WOMEN'S HEALTH, Hobby Lobby decision, society, women's rights, healthcare, government, lies, ethics, usa, news )

Cal
- 168 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Allowing some bosses to override the religious beliefs and health needs of their female employees hurts women, especially those already struggling to make ends meet.
The Real Reason Pot Is Still Illegal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Big Pharma, political influence, reforming marijuana laws, marijuana legalization, big business, obama, politics, usa, congress, corruption, news, healthcare )

Cal
- 169 days ago - thenation.com
Opponents of marijuana-law reform insist that legalization is dangerous--but the biggest threat is to their own bottom line.
Liz Cheney on Emergency Contraception: Liberals Think 'Abortion Rights Trump Everything' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, birth control, abortion rights, Liz Cheney, FOX News, Hobby Lobby, dishonesty, freedoms, healthcare, politics, propaganda, republicans, government, ethics )

Carrie
- 173 days ago - rawstory.com
Fox News contributor Liz Cheney asserted on Sunday that the government's legal argument that would have forced Hobby Lobby to cover emergency contraception for its female employees was "abortion rights trump everything."
10 Big Fat Lies and the Liars Who Told Them
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Obama, healthcare, GW Bush, WMDs, Cheney, RJ Reynolds, cigarette health hazards, Reagan, Iran-Contra, El Salvador, Nixon, watergate, Chile, Johnson, Vietnam war, Sen J McCarthy, communism, cover-up, crime, ethics, lies, politics, propaganda )

Lynn
- 174 days ago - alternet.org
...935 Lies: The Future of Truth and the Decline of America's Moral Integrity, that looks at the history of government officials and media pundits speaking and repeating (and repeating and repeating) untruths to shape public opinion and policy.
12 of the Most Inhumane American Presidents
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics, presidential qualities, healthcare, economy, ethics, social security, Lincoln, Nixon, Reagan, Clinton, GW Bush, Carter, Grant, Obama, FD Roosevelt )

Lynn
- 174 days ago - alternet.org
For all the gravity with which the presidency is written about, assessments of presidents are often at least partly based on fluff more suitable for Hollywood than Washington.
Samuel Alito, the Supreme Court's Most Pro-Corporate Member, Makes Good on Right-Wing Investments in Him
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, Samuel Alito, ethics, dishonesty, corruption, politics, government, constitution, healthcare, freedoms )

Carrie
- 175 days ago - alternet.org
Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito ended this Supreme Court session with a bang, writing the majority opinion in two cases that gave for-profit corporations the right to make religious liberty claims to evade government regulation and set the stage for...
Female Justices Dissent as Supreme Court Lets Christian College Opt Out of Birth Control Law
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, female, justices, women, ruling, ethics, healthcare, government, politics, news )

Carrie
- 175 days ago - rawstory.com
The Supreme Court ruled in a 6-3 decision that a Christian college in Illinois could temporarily abstain from following the reproductive health mandate under the Affordable Care Act, the New York Times reported on Thursday.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg Trolls Scalia in Blistering Dissent of Hobby Lobby Ruling
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, Americans, ACA, healthcare, ethics, constitution, freedoms, government )

Carrie
- 178 days ago - rawstory.com
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg said the ruling on the Hobby Lobby case was based on a misreading of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act and would likely open the door to a host of unintended consequences.
U.S. Senator Agrees With Supreme Court Decision Because Women Use Birth Control 'Largely For Recreational Behavior'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, republicans, tea party, dishonesty, lies, government, politics, news, ethics, corruption )

Carrie
- 178 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) agreed on Monday that women use birth control to protect themselves from "recreational behavior," just hours after the Supreme Court ruled that some companies can refuse to provide health insurance coverage that includes contraceptive
DWP Please End Unfair ATOS Medical Assessments. 'Please Read & Sign'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: lies, healthcare, dishonesty, society, law, government, risks, food, investigation, housing )

Borg
- 186 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
In 2014 alone, over 2000 people with disabilities have been summoned to these medical assessments with a mere 18 people declared unfit for work. The assessments continue as the claims discontinue. We call for an end to these bogus medicals and base...
The Obamacare Wars Are Over ~ And Democrats Won ~ GOP Candidates Are Seeing Obamacare In A Different Light
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obamacare, Americans, government, politics, republicans, dishonesty, ethics, news, healthcare, propaganda )

Carrie
- 200 days ago - nationalmemo.com
n an interview with a reporter last month, Senator Thad Cochran (R-MS) "accidentally" made complimentary remarks about the Affordable Care Act, routinely known as Obamacare. (His campaign aides claim he misunderstood the question.)
Senators Reach Framework To Pay For Veterans' Care Outside System
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: veterans health costs., VA, usa, government, congress, healthcare, politics, obama )

Cal
- 203 days ago - npr.org
Senators from both parties have reached an agreement on legislation that would expand the ability of veterans to seek government-paid medical care outside the network of the VA medical system.
Fix to Veterans' Health Care Takes on New Urgency
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, healthcare, government, veterans health care scandal, news, usa, obama )

Cal
- 219 days ago - news.yahoo.com
President Barack Obama is showing a sudden urgency to resolve a growing crisis over veterans' health care.
Break the Republican Medicaid Blockade ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ACTION ALERT: Sign Petition, Americans, poverty, Medicaid, government, republicans, politics, ethics, healthcare, abuse, corruption )

Carrie
- 231 days ago - secure.ourfuture.org
More than 5 million Americans are being deprived of healthcare by Republican governors and legislators in 24 states. Many are the working poor who are losing out on the benefits of expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.

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