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A Texas Federal Judge Ruled That The Affordable Care Act is Unconstitutional

Republicans continue to do everything in their power to sabotage Obamacare.

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and several more Democratic state attorneys general are expected to appeal the decision.

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New Mom Seeks Treatment for Her Postpartum Depression, Has the Police Called on Her Instead

Last week, a new mother in California went to the hospital with her newborn for her first post-birth obstetrician appointment, after having been cancelled on several times for four months. The reason she made the appointment? She wanted treatment for post-partum depression. What happened instead was that her doctor's office called the police.

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New Federal Rule Would Protect Transphobe and Anti-Choice Doctors Who Want to Deny Patients Care

According to a recent report in Politico, the Trump administration is getting ready to "overhaul the HHS civil rights office" in order to offer stronger protections for healthcare workers who don't want to perform abortions, help transgender patients to transition, or offer other services they're morally or religiously opposed to.

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Jimmy Kimmel Brings Out His Newborn Son to Make a Plea for Children’s Health Insurance Program

Jimmy Kimmel has no trouble affording health care for his newborn son, who's needed multiple heart surgeries. Millions of kids across the country would have trouble affording care, though, if not for CHIP, the Children's Health Insurance Program for which the U.S. Congress has mysteriously failed to renew funding this year, and Kimmel's not happy about it.

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Unconscious Bias Kills: Black Women Are 3 Times As Likely as White Women to Die in Pregnancy and Childbirth

ProPublica and NPR recently published a damning look at the American healthcare system, writing that "black mothers in the U.S. die at three to four times the rate of white mothers, one of the widest of all racial disparities in women’s health."

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Republicans’ New Tax Plan: Sabotage America’s Healthcare to Give the Trump Family Tax Cuts

Republicans have found a way to pay for their $1 trillion in tax cuts for corporations and wealthy families: repealing the individual mandate and driving 13 million Americans off their health insurance.

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Ivanka Trump Talks Postpartum Depression, Doesn’t Realize the Health Care Hypocrisy

Guess what's considered a preexisting condition by many health insurance providers? Yup, postpartum depression.

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Jimmy Kimmel Rips Senator Cassidy for Hypocrisy on His Health Care “Jimmy Kimmel Test”

Back in May, Jimmy Kimmel made an impassioned plea, after his newborn's heart surgery, that Republicans actually work to improve health care in their quest to get rid of the Affordable Care Act, rather than making things worse. This eventually resulted in Senator Bill Cassidy going on Kimmel's show (and news programs) and saying that any health care bill must pass the "Jimmy Kimmel Test" to garner his support.

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Recovering From Brain Surgery, John McCain Cast the Deciding Vote in Advancing the Obamacare Repeal

Twitter is not feeling the need to be kind.

John McCain took a break from recovering from brain surgery to fly across the country and participate in today's senate vote. The internet is not holding its tongue in telling him why that's terrible.

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Things We Saw Today: Trump’s Speech to the Boy Scouts Crossed the Line, Then Set the Line on Fire

Then he danced, badly, across the burning line.

By now you've probably heard that Donald Trump addressed a gathering of thousands of young Boy Scouts and ranted at them about Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, the "fake news" media, the size of his electoral victory, and cocktail parties with real estate developers. It was a terrifying mess.

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Republican Women Were Left Out of the ACA Repeal Discussion, And I’m Guessing Their Colleagues Are Pretty Sorry

We have these three Republican women to thank for killing this plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act. (And, you know, all the Democrats, too.)

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From Pontoon Boats to Town Halls, Americans Are Sitting In and Calling Up to Stop Trumpcare

Groups across the United States organized sit-ins and protests as Senate Republicans returned to their home states for the recess.

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How the GOP Defends Their Health Care Bill: Outright Lies and “We’re All Going to Die”

To try and pass their tax cut for the wealthy disguised as a health care bill, Republicans are resorting to some pretty ridiculous justifications.

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These Kids Understand Health Care and Compassion Way Better Than Republicans

Jimmy Kimmel ripped into the Senate health care bill on Jimmy Kimmel Live, before asking a group of children basic moral questions like "Should all kids be able to go to the doctor when they get sick?" (Their answer? Yes. Obviously, yes.)

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Republican Senators Have No Damn Idea Why They Want to Pass the AHCA

When asked by Vox what problems the AHCA is aiming to solve, Republican senators could not give a clear answer - or advocate for a clear policy position.

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Miss USA Accidentally Defines Privilege While Clarifying Her Views on Health Care

She also tries to explain that 'equalism' thing.

Kara McCullough, the new Miss USA, tried to clarify her controversial answers to the pageants' questions about health care and feminism. But her clarifications still leave us wanting a better explanation.

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Another Mother’s Day, Another Year of Horrible Maternal Care in America

Politicians may hollowly celebrate their wives and mothers today, but their hypocrisy has never been clearer: the United States still has no mandated parental leave and the worst rate of maternal deaths in the developed world.

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There Are More Ted Cruzes Than Women On the Senate Republicans’ Health Care Committee

The thirteen members of the U.S. Senate committee to draft a healthcare bill are all men. But don't worry - a GOP aide assured CNN that the group is "diverse." LOL.

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Thinking Ahead: Website Will Mail Your Ashes to a GOP Congressperson if Trumpcare Kills You

If yesterday's House vote on the American Health Care Act (or Trumpcare, as he reportedly hates to hear it called, so naturally that's what we'll call it) left you terrified, you aren't alone.

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House Democrats Just Gave Republicans the Scathing Musical Tribute They Deserve

Still not a great look, though.

As Republican lawmakers voted to pass the horrific Trumpcare bill, Democrats bust into song. That didn't sit well with a lot of people.

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