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Democrats block Senate bill requiring medical care for babies that survive abortion

Senate Democrats on Monday blocked an effort to pass legislation clarifying that babies who survive attempted abortions must receive medical care. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., rejected the motion to pass the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, authored by Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., and co-sponsored by other Republicans. Sasse had sought to pass the bill via… Read More »

Democrats Fight Back Against Lawsuit Threatening Health Law

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). Democrats on Thursday officially launched their pushback against a December federal court decision that declared the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional. A group of 17 Democratic state attorneys general formally appealed the Dec. 14 decision in Texas v. U.S. issued by U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor.… Read More »

Democrats prepare bills to keep health insurance protections – WJAC Johnstown

Democrats prepare bills to keep health insurance protections. (MGN) HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) —  Democrats in Pennsylvania’s state Senate say they’ll introduce legislation to continue protections in individual health insurance plans sold in the state should the Affordable Care Act be permanently blocked in the courts. Democrats said Thursday they’ll introduce the bills after the two-year… Read More »