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By Guest Author On Friday, September 1st, 2017
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Nursing Home Patients May Soon be Unable to Sue after Abuse

An Obama-era regulation related to nursing home abuse may be repealed by the Trump administration. The rule would have made it easier for abused nursing home patients to sue for abuse or negligence. The Trump administration More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, May 1st, 2017
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Charmaine Yoest appointed to HHS, labeled ‘anti-abortion’ by critics

President Donald Trump on Friday named Charmaine Yoest the assistant secretary for public affairs at the Department of Health and Human Services, and Yoest was immediately attacked and labeled anti-abortion by the More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, February 13th, 2017
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Texas Right to Life praises confirmation of Tom Price to HHS

Texas Right to Life congratulates Representative Tom Price on his confirmation as Health and Human Services Secretary for the Trump administration.  President Trump’s selection of Price, a vocally Pro-Life lawmaker, More...

By Butter Bracco On Saturday, February 11th, 2017
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Tom Price confirmed for HHS as Obamacare battle heats up, critics still object

The Senate voted 52-47 early this morning to confirm pro-life Rep. Tom Price, R-GA, as Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). The vote was along party lines with Luther Strange casting his first vote as a More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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President Trump uses executive order to cut off funding to international NGOs linked to abortion

The ban on  international non-governmental organizations that perform or promote abortions from receiving US government funding, nicknamed the Mexico City Policy, was reinstated today with President Trump’s More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Mike Pence confirms ‘repealing and replacing’ Obamacare will be first item on Trump agenda

UPDATE: Pence now says the repeal of Obamacare will be in the first 100 days. “Obamacare has failed. We are going to repeal it,” Pence said to Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday. “But at the same More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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Social workers group opposes Tom Price for HHS, defends Obamacare

The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) opposes the Senate confirmation of Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) to become Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) over concerns he will erode health More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017
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Workplace Wellness Starts with Healthy Choices

Employers may provide an excellent benefit through workplace wellness, but the small business with 15 to 25 employees, for example, may be at a disadvantage when it comes to footing the bill for an effective program. More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
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ADF fights ACLU for Michigan Catholics, Genesys Health’s right to avoid performing sterilization procedures

Alliance Defending Freedom sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that asks the agency to reject an administrative complaint that the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan filed More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
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Dr Tom Price tapped by Donald Trump to lead HHS

President-elect Donald Trump announced Tuesday that he will nominate Georgia Rep. Tom Price to head the Department of Health and Human Services. The Cabinet-level pick, which requires Senate confirmation, inserts More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 11th, 2016
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ADF, pro-life groups attack HHS move to prevent states from defunding Planned Parenthood

Alliance Defending Freedom, Susan B. Anthony List, and Charlotte Lozier Institute filed comments with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services opposing a new rule designed to prohibit states from defunding More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, September 30th, 2016
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Kansas bishops to Catholic voters: use ‘Catholic viewpoint’ on immigration, environment and ‘human rights catastrophe’ of abortion

Bishops of Kansas spoke out in a new video for Catholics, instructing their “place special emphasis on those issues where Catholics must speak with a unified voice because of the reality that certain laws directly More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 26th, 2016
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Hillary Clinton Proposes Rapid Response Fund to Fight Pandemics, improve Public Health Infrastructure

Hillary Clinton released the following statement on her plans to bolster America’s public health infrastructure to deal with the new challenges facing our communities and our families, including a new Public Health More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 25th, 2016
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Judge rules in favor of Missouri State Senator Paul Wieland, strikes down Obamacare’s contraceptive mandate

A federal district judge in the Eastern District of Missouri granted a summary judgment in favor of Missouri State Senator Paul Wieland and his wife Theresa against the Obamacare abortifacient/contraceptive mandate, More...

By Zach Jones On Monday, May 16th, 2016
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Supreme Court won’t rule in Obamacare mandate in Nuns case

The U.S. Supreme Court chose not to make a ruling in Zubik v. Burwell about whether the Obama administration’s controversial HHS mandate violated federal law. This decision sends the case back to U.S. Appeals More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, May 9th, 2016
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California mandates churches include abortion coverage in insurance plans, heads to court

Alliance Defending Freedom Legal Counsel Jeremiah Galus and ADF Senior Counsel Erik Stanley will be available for media interviews immediately following Galus’ arguments in federal court Friday in favor of allowing More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, April 4th, 2016
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Thomas More Society defends Paul Wieland, Teresa Wieland against HHS over Obamacare mandate

Attorneys for the United States Department of Health and Human Services filed a document in a civil lawsuit by a Missouri legislator to support the Department’s motion for summary judgment that reiterated the More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, March 17th, 2016
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Gov Matt Bevin, Kentucky, take aim at abortion clinic with ‘filthy conditions’ in new lawsuit

A Kentucky abortion facility accused of performing illegal abortions in “filthy conditions” will not perform abortions until the governor’s lawsuit against the office is resolved, its lawyer announced. photo More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, March 16th, 2016
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Oklahoma Senate blocks bill defining abortion as murder

A bill that would have classified abortion as first-degree murder will not move forward in Oklahoma. The bill, introduced by Oklahoma State Senator Joe Silk, said, “A person commits murder in the first degree More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, January 22nd, 2016
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Coalition grows against abortion pill mandate in Obamacare

A broad array of groups and states – including more than 200 members of Congress and 20 states – filed briefs this week with the U.S. Supreme Court in opposition to the Obama administration’s abortion-pill More...


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