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Planned Parenthood beseeches GOP moderates to save health care for poor women

  by Thomas Fitzgerald, Political Writer @tomfitzgerald | tfitzgerald@phillynews.com Planned Parenthood, a major provider of contraception and other preventive health care to poor women in Pennsylvania, is betting that congressional efforts to pull federal funding for those services will backfire.  Read more. 

The Hyde Amendment at 40 Years and Reproductive Rights in the United States Perennial and Panoptic

 By Eli Y. Adashi, MD, MS1; Rachel H. Occhiogrosso, BS1  On September 30, 1976, in the waning months of the 94th Congress, freshman Representative Henry J. Hyde (R-IL) witnessed his namesake amendment enacted into law via the Departments of Labor and Health, Education, and Welfare Appropriation Act of 1977 (PL 94-439).1 All of one sentence, the amendment stipulated that “None […]

This Woman’s Question To Tom Price On Planned Parenthood Is So Crucial Now — VIDEO

 By JOSEPH D. LYONS Support for the GOP’s repeal and replace plan, otherwise known as the American Health Care Act (AHCA), is tanking. Thus, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price is out on a public relations tour to save the proposed bill. He hosted a health care town hall on CNN Wednesday, trying to defend […]