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Washington lawmaker apologizes for wearing yellow Star of David during speech against vaccine mandates

A Washington lawmaker apologized for wearing a yellow Star of David, a symbol that the Nazis forced upon Jews as an identification marker during the Holocaust, while giving a speech in which he railed against vaccine mandates. Republican state Rep. Jim Walsh apologized Wednesday after he placed the star on his shirt as he addressed… Read More »

Canada needs to debate its unsustainable health-care system. The Democrats are showing us how. – The Washington Post

Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Beto O’Rourke at the Democratic presidential primary in Detroit on July 30. (Paul Sancya/AP) Global Opinions contributing columnist August 9 at 2:29 PM If you need evidence of why the supposed flaws of the American two-party system are deeply overrated, consider this: At present, the Democratic Party contains a broader… Read More »

States are all over the map when it comes to transgender health care – Washington Post

When a doctor recommended that Aidan Zingler undergo gender reassignment surgery, the 27-year-old hoped it would mean the end of a lifetime of anguish. A science-fiction writer living in Des Moines, Zingler was born into a female body, which caused increasing torment as the years passed. When Zingler experienced a period for the first time,… Read More »

Appeals court to weigh Obamacare as case looms over 2020 healthcare debate – Washington Examiner

Obamacare faces a three-judge panel Tuesday in New Orleans that will weigh whether the healthcare law is unconstitutional and should be struck down. The timing of the case means that a decision from the court, and a potential appeal to the Supreme Court after that, could bring Obamacare’s future to the center of political debate… Read More »

Another big private insurer just vowed to fight ‘Medicare for All’ plans in Washington

Senator Bernie Sanders, an independent from Vermont, speaks during a health care bill news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Humana CEO Bruce Broussard warned U.S. lawmakers Wednesday the insurer won’t back any legislation that makes private health coverage illegal as… Read More »