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Women, in particular, have a lot at stake in the fight over the future of health care.

Not only do many depend on insurance coverage for maternity care and contraception, they are struck more often by such diseases as autoimmune conditions, osteoporosis, breast cancer and depression. They are more likely to be poor and depend on Medicaid — and to live longer and depend on Medicare. And it commonly falls to them to plan health care and coverage for the whole family.

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  • I agree with the writer that feels that the GOP has begun a “war on women” but I would add that they are attacking children, minorities, and the poor as well; my child is trangender and partially disabled and the level of hate and willingness to hurt or kill her by these “men” is appalling. What I cant understand is why more women are not OUTRAGED!

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