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Apr 29 2022
A List of Major Psychological Effects Associated With Abortion
A study of the medical records of 56,741 California medicaid patients revealed that women who had abortions were 160 percent more likely than delivering women to be hospitalized for psychiatric treatment in the first 90 days following abortion or delivery. Rates of psychiatric treatment remained significantly higher for atPhysicians for Life
Apr 29 2022
A study of the medical records of 56,741 California medicaid patients revealed that women who had abortions were 160 percent more likely than delivering women to be hospitalized for psychiatric treatment in the first 90 days following abortion or delivery. Rates of psychiatric treatment remained significantly higher for at least four years.
Rate of hospitalization after abortionPhysicians for Life
Aug 30 2022
When Kansas voters earlier this month rejected a ballot initiative that would have made it easier for the state legislature to restrict or ban abortion, it was only the latest example of otherwise red-state voters backing a measure seemingly out of step with their usual politics.
Over the past decade, voters in 12 states have passed minimum wage increases, including states as reliably538 (ABC News)
Aug 04 2022
Amid growing calls from health officials across the country, the Biden administration declared the current monkeypox outbreak to be a public health emergency in the U.S. on Thursday afternoon.
The declaration, which was made by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, comes a little less than two weeks after the World Health Organization designated the outbreak an emergency ofABC News (Online)
Dec 21 2022
Senate leaders unveiled a $1.7 trillion year-long federal government funding bill early Tuesday morning.
The legislation includes $772.5 billion for non-defense discretionary programs and $858 billion in defense funding, according to a bill summary from Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy, chair of the Senate Committee on Appropriations.
The sweeping package includes roughly $45CNN (Online News)
Aug 03 2022
President Joe Biden said on Wednesday the Supreme Court and Republicans are clueless about the power of American women as he signed a second executive order aimed at protecting abortion rights.
The order asks the federal health department to consider allowing Medicaid funds to be used to help facilitate out of state travel for abortions. Like Biden’s first order signed in July, it isReuters
Feb 09 2021
Last week, just as Texas was set to officially defund Planned Parenthood, a district judge in Travis County sided with a complaint from the abortion group and blocked the move. After a brief hearing, district judge Maya Guerra Gamble granted Planned Parenthood a 14-day temporary restraining order against Texas’s effort to remove the group from the state Medicaid program.
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Jan 28 2021
President Biden signed two executive actions Thursday that are designed to expand access to reproductive health care and health insurance through the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid.
"There's nothing new that we're doing here other than restoring the Affordable Care Act and restoring Medicaid to the way it was before [Donald] Trump became president. Because by fiat, he changed — made [NPR (Online News)
Jul 08 2022
The Food and Drug Administration and numerous peer-reviewed academic studies have concluded that medication abortions are “safe and effective” and that serious adverse events from medication abortion are relatively rare. Recent research on women who receive abortion pills through the mail after a video conference with a clinician — rather than in-person from a medical clinic — does “not appearFactCheck.org
Jul 15 2022
Texas attorney general Ken Paxton sued the Biden administration on Thursday over a memo it sent to hospitals and doctors across the country saying health-care providers are required under federal law to perform abortions in emergency situations regardless of state laws.
The memo warns that health care providers who fail to comply could face legal trouble and the loss of theirNational Review (News)