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LGBTQ advocates applaud judges’ rejections of Trump health care rule – NBC News

Two federal judges in two days struck down a proposed Trump administration rule that would have allowed health care workers to refuse care due to their “religious beliefs or moral convictions.” The rule — which critics said would have allowed providers to deny abortion care and care to LGBTQ patients — was set to take… Read More »

Federal judge strikes down Trump ‘conscience rule’ for healthcare

A federal judge has struck down a Trump administration rule that would have allowed for healthcare workers to refuse to provide or refer to sterilizations, abortions, and medically assisted suicide if doing so violated their faith. The order, handed down Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Paul Engelmayer in New York, blocks the rule from going… Read More »

Trump EPA proposes overhaul of lead in drinking water rule, critics call plan weak

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Thursday proposed retooling a 1991 rule on lead and cooper contamination in drinking water, but critics said the change slows by 20 years the timeline for removing aging lead service lines that could expose children to a toxin known to harm developing brains. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Environmental Protection… Read More »

New Trump administration rule would weaken protections for transgender people in health care – The Washington Post

Openly gay politicians and their supporters called on the Republican-controlled Senate to pass the Equality Act. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) May 24 at 9:33 AM The Department of Health and Human Services on Friday proposed a rule that civil rights groups warn may be used to deny care to transgender patients. Under the Obama administration, HHS… Read More »

A New Healthcare Rule Designed to Protect Consumers Does Anything But – The Motley Fool

Of life’s many expenses, there’s perhaps none more baffling and frustrating than healthcare. After all, when a car breaks down, your mechanic must provide you with a detailed estimate of what it will cost to fix it, including replacement parts and labor. Medical care doesn’t work that way. Often, you’ll submit a copay and be… Read More »