Posts Categorized: Health

Voters Won’t Forget Who Took Away Their Care

The U.S. Senate just voted to proceed on a death-dealing healthcare bill that will cost tens of thousands of women their lives each year. The senators who voted for this bill will be judged harshly by history–and NOW activists will make sure they are judged harshly by voters, as well.

The C.B.O.’s Keeping Score—We’re Losers. Now It’s Time To Win Back Our Health Care Rights

Donald Trump loves calling people “losers” so much that he’s backing a health care plan that would put tens of millions of Americans on the losing side of the ledger. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) score of the House health bill found that 23 million people would lose all coverage, and about half the country… Read more »

Issue Advisory: Research Needed for ME/CFS

Click here to download this Issue Advisory as a PDF ISSUE ADVISORY: NOW Foundation Women’s Health: Research needed on Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Neglected and Misdiagnosed Disease that Strikes Mostly Women May 12, 2017 Rivka’s Mysterious Illness – When NOW member Rivka Solomon was 21 years old, she contracted mononucleosis. However, instead of recovering… Read more »

Orlando Shooting: A Response

The day of: 10am – When I see it, I’m holding hands with my girlfriend. I’m checking Facebook over Cheerios on a Sunday morning and I see headlines. 20 dead, in a gay nightclub in Orlando. My blood runs cold. My girlfriend’s bus back to NYC leaves in three hours. I can’t deal with this… Read more »

Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt: A Rally to Remember

By Brittany Romagnoli, President’s Office Intern On March 2, the Supreme Court heard arguments regarding the Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt case. This case acknowledges how targeted regulation of abortion providers (TRAP) laws in Texas are designed to shut down more than 75% of all women’s health clinics that provide abortion services in the state. While… Read more »

Zubik v. Burwell: Personal and Religious Beliefs Have No Place in Healthcare

By Hailey Lobb, PAC intern As a student studying political science, I have experienced some pretty emotional debates in classes and among friends. I have seen debates and classroom discussions turn friends into enemies. I have seen debates shut down by professors because the students were attacking the other side a bit too vigorously. I… Read more »