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Sun Jan 20, 2019, 09:44 AM

How the Trump-Pence attacks on health care are affecting people [View all]


Real people are facing real harm. Here's how the Trump-Pence administration’s attacks on health care and reproductive rights are affecting people across the country.

The Trump-Pence administration is illegally trying to dismantle Title X, the nation's only program dedicated to affordable birth control.
4M people could lose affordable birth control
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Trump reinstated and expanded the global gag rule, which denies lifesaving health care to women in developing countries.
>64 the number of countries where the gag rule is in effect
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Medicaid, the nation's largest provider of reproductive health coverage, is repeatedly under attack.
13M women could lose health care coverage
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The administration wants to block patients from care at Planned Parenthood health centers.
2.4M people could lose access to birth control, cancer screenings, wellness exams, and more
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The Trump-Pence administration is trying to eliminate the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) guarantee of no copay birth control.
>62M women have benefitted from the ACA’s birth control coverage
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The Department of Health and Human Services encourages health care providers to use their personal beliefs to deny patients basic health care.
61% of people surveyed don't believe health care workers should be allowed to impose their beliefs on others
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Important health care information is quietly being removed from government resources.
135M monthly visits to HHS websites — including HHS.gov, CDC.gov and WomensHealth.gov
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The administration illegally slashes funding for sex education programs and shifts toward abstinence-only programming.
>93% of parents say sex education in schools is extremely important
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The Trump-Pence administration rescinds anti-discrimination protections for LGBTQ people.
>50% of LGBTQ people already report facing discrimination in health care.
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The director of the refugee resettlement office has denied every known request for abortion from young undocumented women in his care.
420 pregnant minors were in the office’s custody
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President Trump is rapidly filling the courts with conservative judges whose rulings could restrict our rights and freedoms for generations.
150 vacancies are in the federal courts, and Trump is filling them at record-breaking speed
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The administration rolls back protections for survivors of sexual assault and harassment.
1 in 5 women experience sexual assault or attempted assault while in college
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See also, https://www.trackingtrump.org/key-players

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