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Roe at 40: Blindfolds & Border Pharmacists

Today is the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade, which established the right, under the penumbra of privacy, for women to obtain abortions. My mom attended a women’s college in Virginia in the first half … Continue reading

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Employer Demands Employees Buy Organic Veggies, Not Frozen Pizzas

We would be up in arms if an employer issued a memo stating that its employees could use the money paid to them each pay period to purchase organic vegetables and free-range meat, but could not use it to purchase … Continue reading

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Help Draw Funds to Houston

I attended a meeting this morning where someone from Gateway to Care asked for help getting Houstonians to respond to an anonymous healthcare-related survey. Here’s the brief story on Gateway to care: Gateway to Care is a 501 ( c … Continue reading

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Donate Your Co-Pay Day

Today, if you have insurance, you should now be able to get birth control without paying a co-pay. This matters because giving women access to the means to control their fertility and decide when and whether to bear children has … Continue reading

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Regressive Republicans Continue Their Assault on Women, Common Sense

A regressive Republican congressman from Arizona, Representative Trent Franks, has sponsored legislation that would ban abortions later than 20 weeks for residents of Washington, D.C. Regressive Republican Senator Mike Lee sponsored a companion bill in his chamber. The bill, by … Continue reading

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