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Lynn Durbin: Access to family planning services

Planned Parenthood on Howard Street in Baltimore. (File)

Our country’s most prestigious medical experts, representing more than 4 million health care providers, have voiced serious concerns over a recently published Trump administration Title X regulation that if implemented would put women at-risk of receiving inferior medical care by lifting ...

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Trump administration moves to dismiss Baltimore’s ACA lawsuit

The HealthCare.gov website is photographed in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. Numbers released this week by the government show just a slight dip in people enrolled for Affordable Care Act coverage next year through HealthCare.gov. That’s the case even though the Republican-led Congress repealed fines for being uninsured effective Jan. 1. The drop _ from 8.8 million to 8.5 million _ was far less than experts forecast.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

The Trump administration filed a motion Monday seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by a group of cities, including Baltimore, critical of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Baltimore, Columbus, Cincinnati and Chicago filed suit in August alleging ...

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Baker decision won’t be justices’ last word on LGBT rights

This Feb. 17, 2016, file photo shows the Supreme Court building in Washington.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

A flood of lawsuits over LGBT rights is making its way through courts and will continue, no matter the outcome in the Supreme Court's highly anticipated decision in the case of a Colorado baker who would not create a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.

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Trump administration narrows Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate

President Donald Trump signs an executive order in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 3, 2017. Trump signed an executive order that will direct the Treasury secretary to review the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial oversight law, which reshaped financial regulation after 2008-2009 crisis. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

The Trump administration issued a rule Friday that sharply limits the Affordable Care Act’s contraception coverage mandate, a move that could mean many American women would no longer have access to birth control free of charge. The new regulation, issued ...

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