Biden’s HIPAA expansion on abortion draws criticism, threats of lawsuits

Lynn Fitch speaks into microphones at Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Pearl, Miss.

There is absolutely potential for lawsuits, said Roger Severino, who served as head of the HHS Office of Civil Rights under former President Donald Trump and is now the vice chairman of domestic policy at the Heritage Foundation. I imagine, at the very least, that a challenge would come from the state attorneys general, because … Read more

House just passed a controversial defense policy bill that limits access to abortion and transgender health care for military personnel. Here’s how the Colorado delegates voted.

House just passed a controversial defense policy bill that limits access to abortion and transgender health care for military personnel.  Here's how the Colorado delegates voted.

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the annual defense policy bill on Friday, 219 to 210. The Colorado delegation like the House as a whole split largely, but not quite, along the lines of the party after Republicans added several controversial amendments to the culture war. The bill would authorize an $866 billion defense bill … Read more

Federal health care rulings highlight shopping in court

Illustration of a judge wearing a stethoscope

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios A handful of conservative justices, especially in the South, are wielding enormous influence on health care policy in the Biden era. Because matter: Thanks in part to former President Trump’s record of judicial appointments, conservatives ended up with a fast track of friendly judges handing down sweeping decisions. The big picture: Advocacy … Read more