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Macron gambles on cultural shift with bill allowing IVF for lesbians

PARIS (Reuters) – The French government on Wednesday sent to parliament draft legislation that would allow in-vitro fertilization (IVF) for lesbian couples and single women, honoring a long-standing campaign pledge but risking a backlash from conservative voters. FILE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron waves at reporters at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, July 9,… Read More »

Senate committee proposes massive bill to lower healthcare costs

Providers and payers were hit with a series of proposed legislation, policies and court action this week that affects drug prices, surprise bills and their contracts. This includes Senate and House committee bills to lower drug costs and for single-payer healthcare, a Health and Human Services announcement ending LGBT discrimination protections in the Affordable Care… Read More »

Brain behind GOP bill to protect abortion survivors blames Sasse for sparing Democrats

The architect of high-profile Republican legislation to clarify that babies who survive attempted abortions must receive medical care is frustrated by the “timidity” of Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb. Sasse and other Republicans, he believes, failed to follow his original scheme for the bill and to punish Democrats for favoring abortion rights. “That has been my… Read More »