Hey, Does This Facelift Make Me Look Fat?

Boston Globe columnist Renee Loth writes about the short-lived Senate proposal in the health care reform bill dubbed “Bo-tax” and NOW’s position brings an interesting angle to the debate: “Indeed, a proposal in the Senate version of the healthcare bill to impose a 5 percent tax on cosmetic surgery was vociferously opposed not just by the nip-tuck industry, but by women’s groups who argued that Botox and liposuction are important tools to help them level the playing field with men.”