Healthcare is now a major concern for Americans…
Biden and Harris had campaigned on making sure the healthcare safety net was kept in place and expanded…..That includes strong efforts to finally deal with the pandemic….
President-elect Joe Biden is expected to roll back several of the Trump administration’s changes to sexual and reproductive health programs, undoing a large portion of the president’s executive actions on abortion and women’s health.
Abortion rights and women’s health care advocates anticipate the Biden administration will act swiftly to reverse a myriad of Trump-era rules including ones that allow more employers to opt out of ObamaCare’s contraception mandate and ban the use of federal family planning dollars for domestic and foreign organizations that provide or promote abortions.
“We think many of these issues actually could be addressed day one, in an executive order that explicitly talks about the new administration’s commitment to sexual reproductive health care,” said Jacqueline Ayers, vice president of government relations and public policy for Planned Parenthood Action Fund.
“I think that this is a great victory but we know that we are going to have a lot of work to do because it’s not just about undoing the harm of the last four years, but really making sure that we’re moving the ball forward and advancing health care through really bold changes.”
The biggest challenge facing supporters of abortion rights going forward may be the mark that Trump has left on the nation’s courts. Trump appointed three justices to the Supreme Court in four years, including a replacement to the court’s liberal stalwart, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg….