Tag Archives: DHHS

Lawsuits Filed Against Conscience Clause Regulation

The Washington Post reported last Thursday that seven states filed lawsuits against the outgoing Bush administration to protest the so-called Conscience Clause regulation, issued by the Department of Health and Human Services. We previously blogged about the regulation and the … Continue reading

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Bush Enacts Anti-Abortion Regulation

The Bush administration has enacted the Provider Conscience Regulation we blogged about in the past. This policy allows a wide group of medical personnel to refuse providing any medical service to which they object on moral grounds. But even before … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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HHS Regulations Cause More Controversy

The New York Times ran an interesting story today about continued protests over the DHHS regulations we blogged about here. According to the article, HHS officials intend to issue a final version of the regulations within days. President-elect Obama has … Continue reading

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Rep. Waxman Joins the Fight Against HHS Regulation

In September 2008, the Women’s Law Project joined dozens of women’s groups in opposing the Provider Conscience Regulation that was proposed on August 26, 2008, by the Department of Health and Human Services. The WLP believes that the breadth and … Continue reading

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