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Trump: ‘Great news’ that Obamacare ruled unconstitutional

President Trump said it was “great news” for Americans that a federal judge deemed Obamacare unconstitutional late Friday. The decision by U.S. District Court Judge Reed O’Connor in the Northern District of Texas puts the future of the healthcare law at risk. “Wow, but not surprisingly, ObamaCare was just ruled UNCONSTITUTIONAL by a highly respected… Read More »

Fetal Tissue Research Is Curtailed by Trump Administration

Should the government pay for medical research that uses tissue from aborted fetuses? This debate, ever smoldering, has erupted again, pitting anti-abortion forces in the Trump administration against scientists who say the tissue is essential for studies that benefit millions of patients. In a letter last week that read like a shot across the bow,… Read More »

Trump administration weakens Obamacare birth control coverage mandate

Under the Affordable Care Act, employer-provided health insurance plans are required to cover birth control as a preventive service. Now, the US Department of Health and Human Services has issued a final rule providing exemption from the contraceptive coverage mandate to entities that object to such coverage based on religious beliefs. The second final rule… Read More »