Tom Daschle as the New HHS Secretary

Tom Daschle’s nomination for Secretary of Health and Human Services sent a powerful message of the importance of health reform to President-elect Obama. But what does his nomination mean to the women’s rights community? Here’s an interesting analysis of Daschle’s record on reproductive rights.

Daschle will inherit the oppressive Provider Conscience Regulation that the DHHS issued in August. Here’s a great editorial from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, criticizing the regulations.

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