She The People: Health Care


Posted at 07:59 PM ET, 08/09/2012

What’s so bad about RomneyCare? Just ask Andrea Saul.

Even the wildly out-of-context “You didn’t build this” ads against Obama didn’t accuse him of killing anyone.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  07:59 PM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, presidential election, Bill Burton, Priorities USA, Joe Soptic, RomneyCare, Affordable Care Act, ObamaCare, health care reform, conservatives

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 07/10/2012

Rick Perry upholds the right of Texans to have the worst health care in the country

SHE THE PEOPLE | “The idea that this federal government, which doesn’t like Texas to begin with, can say Texas has the worst health care is just fake and false on its face.’’

By Lori Stahl  |  11:45 AM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Perry, Texas, Obamacare, health care, voter ID, Supreme Court

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 07/04/2012

Andy Griffith was a Democrat, and N.C. disapproved

In 2010, an ad in support of health care reformseriously dented Griffith’s approval numbers in his home state.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  10:38 AM ET, 07/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Griffith, Barack Obama, Ron Howard, health care, Mayberry

Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 06/28/2012

After Supreme Court’s ruling, Obama touts the Affordable Care Act’s benefits for women

Everyone isn’t pleased by a health care act that ends gender-based pricing and covers birth control and more.

By Sandra Fish  |  02:44 PM ET, 06/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  President Barack Obama, health care reform, Supreme Court, Election 2012, women, insurance

Posted at 09:30 PM ET, 06/19/2012

Before there were “nuns on a bus,” there was Sister Corita Kent

God was written all over her work, literally. Yet she wound up in trouble with a cardinal she called “Bishop Wrong.”

By Melinda Henneberger  |  09:30 PM ET, 06/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sister Corita Kent, Corita Kent, nuns on a bus, Catholics, Obama health care mandate, Pope Benedict XVI, Fortnight for Freedom, Daniel Berrigan, Dale Loy

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 06/12/2012

Waiting for ‘Obamacare’

SHE THE PEOPLE | I was turned down for things so minor they’ve never required an emergency room visit.

By Diana Reese  |  09:55 AM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  health insurance, obamacare, Affordable Health Care Act, Patient's Bill of Rights, UnitedHealthcare, Humana, Aetna, COBRA, preexisting conditions

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 06/11/2012

‘Nuns on the Bus’ take on Paul Ryan

NETWORK’s Sister Simone Campbell: “A small cadre of bishops ... feel called to politicizing our faith in a way that’s extremely partisan and narrow.”

By Mary C. Curtis  |  12:49 PM ET, 06/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  vatican, sister simone campbell, Network, Paul Ryan, affordable health care act, obama, catholic, social justice, politics, religion

Posted at 09:33 PM ET, 04/19/2012

The instructive timing of the crackdown on nuns

COLUMN | On the same day, the Vatican announced it was one step closer to welcoming the ultra-traditionalists of the Society of St. Pius X back into the fold.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  09:33 PM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Vatican, nuns, crackdown on nuns, Vatican crackdown, Simone Campbell, NETWORK, LCWR, Leadership Conference of Women's Religious, Obama, health care reform

Posted at 05:33 PM ET, 03/27/2012

Debbie Wasserman Schultz jokes about her fake breasts at glam Washington dinner

At the end of a joke-filled speech, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz made light of her long, no-longer private, battle with breast cancer at Saturday’s annual Gridiron Dinner.

By Annie Groer  |  05:33 PM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Debbie Wasserman Schultz, breast cancer, health, health care

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 03/18/2012

Obama’s pitch to swing-state women

COLUMN | Democrats hope for gains among moderate and independent female voters and the widening of a gender gap that has traditionally favored their party.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  03:00 PM ET, 03/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obama, health care, Democrats, Republicans, North Carolina, DNC, 2012 convention, birth control

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 03/02/2012

Rush Limbaugh’s attack on Sandra Fluke was hate speech

SHE THE PEOPLE | Rush Limbaugh is so keen on pornography, he’s suggested an entirely new genre of it.

By Jamila Bey  |  12:27 PM ET, 03/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rush Limbaugh, Sandra Fluke, Contracpetion, Birth Control, Health Care

Posted at 10:15 PM ET, 02/21/2012

It’s Democrats who are putting focus on birth control

COLUMN | Wondering why the Republicans would want to ride such a losing pony? They don’t.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  10:15 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  war on birth control, GOP primary, Santorum and birth control, war on contraception, Obama and Catholics, Rick Santorum, Andrew Sullivan, Barack Obama, health care mandate, contraception mandate, Foster Freiss, Foster Friess, Nancy Pelosi

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 02/13/2012

Catholic Church, please be quiet

If I wanted to hear what you have to say, I’d still be going to church.

By Delia Lloyd  |  03:00 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Catholic church, contraceptives, Catholic Bishops, preventative health care and contraceptives, health care reform and contraception Catholic Conference of Bishops