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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 »

House Democrats plan quick vote to protect pre-existing condition protections

House Democrats are planning a quick vote early next year to shore up protections for pre-existing conditions, hoping to put Republicans in a bind early in the new Congress, a top Democrat said Thursday. Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., said that Democrats are likely to pursue legislation that would counter a lawsuit from 20 states seeking… Read More »