Tag Archives: HHS

Texas Sues Biden Administration Over Emergency Abortion Rule

Texas Attorney general Ken Paxton

By Reese Oxner, The Texas Tribune Texas is suing the Biden administration over guidance released Monday telling the nation’s doctors they’re protected by federal law to terminate a pregnancy as part of emergency treatment — and threatening to defund hospitals that don’t perform these procedures. The Biden administration’s guidance states …

Read More »

Pharmacies Can’t Deny Prescription Birth Control Or Emergency Contraception, Biden Administration Says

birth control

Shefali Luthra Originally published by The 19th Pharmacists cannot deny people prescribed medication — including hormonal birth control or emergency contraception — because those people are pregnant or might become pregnant, per new guidance from the Biden administration. The guidance, issued by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office …

Read More »

White House Unveils New National COVID Preparedness Plan

Covid testing

White House officials on Wednesday unveiled an updated National COVID Preparedness Plan, which includes increased access to treatment, enhanced surveillance, keeping schools open, and vaccinating the world. White House COVID Response Coordinator Jeff Zients emphasized that this was a “new moment” in the fight against the virus, with a new …

Read More »