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Trump Administration Wants to End Health Care Protections for LGBTs

A proposal released Friday, May 24, by the Trump administration seeks to allow discrimination against LGBT people in health care, BuzzFeed News reports. Specifically, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) wants to take away protections established under the Affordable Care Act (the ACA, or Obamacare) for LGBT people and women who’ve had… Read More »

Republican who voted against Obamacare now touts support for pre-existing condition protections

California Rep. Dana Rohrabacher highlighted his daughter’s fight with leukemia in a new ad Wednesday touting his commitment to protections for sick people, an attempt to fend off Democratic attacks on his vote to repeal Obamacare. Rohrabacher is just the latest House Republican in a tight race positioning himself as a champion of health insurance… Read More »