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Trump health agency proposes reversing Obamacare transgender protections

1 month ago   |   By Politicus USA

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Friday proposed a rule that would roll back protections for transgender patients under Obamacare, the second rule this month the agency has put forward to allow health care providers to deny services to them.
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Trump administration rolls back Obama-era health care protections for transgender people

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

Rights groups denounced the move as a license to discriminate against LGBTQ Americans.
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Trump Administration Proposes Nixing Health Care Protections For Transgender People

Trump Administration Proposes Nixing Health Care Protections For Transgender People

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The announcement comes just days after the Trump administration proposed removing homeless shelter protections for transgender people.
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Trump Administration Proposes Rule To Reverse Protections For Transgender Patients

Trump Administration Proposes Rule To Reverse Protections For Transgender Patients

1 month ago   |   By NPR

A federal agency issued a proposed rule Friday that rolls back Obama-era protections for transgender patients. Advocates for transgender people say the rule leaves them vulnerable to discrimination.
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Trump administration to roll back health-care protections for transgender people

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

The Trump administration proposed Friday to roll back health-care protections for transgender people by ending an Obama-era policy that prohibited health providers from discriminating against patients based on their gender identity.
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Pelosi: Trump's delayed ICE raids run counter to 'civilized human behavior'

Pelosi: Trump's delayed ICE raids run counter to 'civilized human behavior'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Monday blasted President Donald Trump's plan to conduct sweeping deportation raids against thousands of undocumented immigrants over the weekend... Read more ...

Joe Biden: Congress Should Immediately Grant Citizenship To 'Dreamers'

Joe Biden: Congress Should Immediately Grant Citizenship To 'Dreamers'

The former vice president and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate has unveiled his immigration policy outline. Read more ...

Supreme Court Strikes Down Ban On 'Immoral' Or 'Scandalous' Trademarks

Supreme Court Strikes Down Ban On 'Immoral' Or 'Scandalous' Trademarks

The justices ruled in favor of a designer whose clothing brand name FUCT was turned down. Read more ...

Supreme Court declines to hear challenge to Trump's steel tariffs

Supreme Court declines to hear challenge to Trump's steel tariffs

The Supreme Court Monday declined to hear a challenge to the constitutionality of President Donald Trump's imposition of tariffs on steel for national security reasons... Read more ...

Sanders wants to cancel all student loan debt, even for the wealthy

Sanders wants to cancel all student loan debt, even for the wealthy

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday proposed eliminating all of the nearly $1.6 trillion in outstanding student loan debt owed by Americans, raising the stakes on an issue that has... Read more ...

Buttigieg's 'Achilles' Heel' Shows at Angry Town Hall

Buttigieg's 'Achilles' Heel' Shows at Angry Town Hall

It's Debate Week for the Democratic candidates, but South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg has a major hometown issue brewing that threatens to overshadow his national... Read more ...

Democrat Sara Gideon Is Officially Running For Susan Collins' Senate Seat

Democrat Sara Gideon Is Officially Running For Susan Collins' Senate Seat

Maine's House speaker signaled a potential bid in October after Collins, the state's GOP senator, voted to confirm Brett Kavanaugh. Read more ...

Pete Buttigieg's Emotional Town Hall Exposes Tensions Between South Bend...

Pete Buttigieg's Emotional Town Hall Exposes Tensions Between South Bend Police, Community

The 2020 presidential hopeful faced questions about an officer-involved shooting in his Indiana city. Read more ...

Former Democratic Rep. Joe Sestak announces presidential bid

Former Democratic Rep. Joe Sestak announces presidential bid

Joe Sestak, a retired three-star Navy admiral and former two-term congressman from Pennsylvania, on Sunday became the latest Democratic contender to announce a bid for the... Read more ...

'Snow job': Palestinians reject economic portion of White House peace plan

'Snow job': Palestinians reject economic portion of White House peace plan

Palestinian officials on Sunday dismissed a $50 billion economic stimulus package unveiled by White House senior adviser Jared Kushner as a “snow job,” claiming the 40-page... Read more ...