I won a bet with Mitch McConnell and now he’s gotta pay up.
A lot of terrible, overwhelming things are happening for our community, right now. Let’s hold one another and try to understand what’s going on.
Today the Affordable Care Act (ACA) turns seven — and lawmakers are expected to vote on whether or not to dismantle it today. Here are some photos from Los Angeles today to amp you up while you make your calls.
“Obamacare turned me from a liability into a full citizen worth protecting, and to see it roll backward instead of march forward would be a stain on our national history and an immediate threat to countless people.”
Republicans haven’t been able to figure out what they think should replace the Affordable Care Act since it was introduced in 2010, and repealing it now will leave millions of Americans uninsured, but they’re not letting that stop them! They say they’re going to try to move forward on a repeal by the end of the week.
The DC Court of Appeals and the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals both handed down rulings on health care subsidies with totally conflicting opinions. If the DC Court of Appeals’ argument is upheld, individuals who purchased their plan through the federally run exchange would lose access to affordable health care.
Today the Supreme Court decided that Hobby Lobby has the right to refuse to cover its employees’ birth control; this is why the ruling happened and what it means.
Two important decisions will give same-sex couples and married trans people access to benefits through their spouse, regardless of their state of residence.
“It hadn’t hit me until then how awful it had felt to be without insurance — like my life and health had been worth less than other people in this country. I didn’t even know how much of that I’d internalized until I had the stupid little card in my hand, and when it all went away.”