NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Connecticut faith leaders launched a "conscience" ad campaign in local and national papers today calling on Senator Joseph Lieberman to abandon plans to filibuster health care reform legislation.
Hundreds of candlelight vigils across the nation Dec. 8 protested a deal on health care reform in the Senate that caves in to the insurance lobby.
The Senate must break through insurance company secrecy, adding stronger language in their health care bill requiring Aetna and other insurance giants to disclose what their insurance policies cover.
WASHINGTON - Women holding placards that read, "No wire hangers ever!" packed a U.S. Senate ballroom Dec. 2 to lobby in opposition to the anti-abortion Stupak-Pitts Amendment to the House-passed health care bill.
The Senate opened debate on health care reform legislation Monday, but the real action may be happening behind the scenes and at the grass roots.
As the Senate opened debate on health reform, the women's equality movement scheduled a "Day of Action" on Capitol Hill for Wednesday Dec. 2.
An interfaith group of clergy and supporters rallied at Sen. Joe Lieberman's Hartford office Tuesday to present hundreds of personal prayers in support of health care reform.
New guidelines have turned life upside down for women used to having a mammogram and breast examination every year starting at age 40, and doing monthly self-examinations.
Blanche Lincoln and Joe Lieberman took center stage in the health care debate this past week.
A Connecticut delegation of civil rights groups met with Senator Joseph Lieberman's staff yesterday to urge the Senator to support comprehensive health care reform.