Health Care


PUTIN’S COUP

Abortion has been, and continues to be, a vital weapon in the Republican toolbox, a means to gain control over a multitude of less savory objectives. With this hot button, they have been able to whip up energy within their ranks. Over the last fifty years, a growing mob of zealots have taken to the streets and the halls of government with placards showing the pitiful fetus so wronged by evil women and their fiendish abortion doctors. The truth is that the flap over abortion was never as much about the ‘unborn baby’ as it was about political capital. Powerbrokers saw ...

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Rally Cry In Wausau

Around five hundred people took to the 400 Block on Sunday, July 10, to voice their outrage regarding the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling. As one of the organizers of this event, I cannot even find the words to say how proud I am of the youth I engaged with. You rock. To the familiar faces I saw, thank you for your ongoing engagement. Thank you to several of our local groups who reach out with information and help. You’ve looked at the adversity in the area and turned it around in a meaningful way. i admire you. On a personal level, thank you to my daughter who stood ...

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The World of Botched Abortions

Ward 41 of the old Cook County Hospital in Chicago was home to the department of “septic obstetrics,” which was code for the botched abortions women underwent in the 1960s. Between 1961 and 1965, doctors treated over 20,000 women after their illegal abortions. Their patients were desperate, and they had no other options. Sixty years later, the U.S. Supreme Court has placed us in a new, horrific scenario. Medication abortion is available and safe, but people who seek and doctors who provide abortion care could be risking jail in some states. The court has turned this ...

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Abortion?! In the Bible?!

  Abortion is not in the Bible!  This is claimed over and over by many Theistic commentators.  A-B-O-R-T-I-O-N, the word, is not found in the Bible.  However, many references to the termination of pregnancy are found.  The termination of pregnancy is abortion. First, there is Hosea 13:16.  From the King James Version: “16 Samaria shall become desolate; for she hath rebelled against her God: they shall fall by the sword: their infants shall be dashed in pieces, and their women with child shall be ripped up.” Today, in Israel Samaria is known as the ...

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Wausau Pro Choice March

Join us Sunday, July 10 at 3 PM on Wausau’s 400 Block for a Pro Choice March We won’t go back! Bans off our Bodies! This is a march for OUR RIGHTS! We will be collecting personal hygiene items the day of the March! - Tampons (unopened) - Pads (unopened) -Pregnancy Tests (unopened) - Contraceptives (unopened condoms, dental dams, etc.) - Unopened Prepaid phones and cards - Gas cards - Monetary donations (Please try and refrain from written checks, we will however take them if it’s your only option) All donations will be collected at ...

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2022 State Democratic Convention

   In response to the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Ben Wikler, 1st Vice Chair Felesia Martin, and 2nd Vice Chair Lee Snodgrass issued the following statement: “Today, the Supreme Court, aided and abetted by anti-abortion extremists in Congress, has failed our country and state by taking away Americans’ right to make their own medical decisions. Overturning Roe v. Wade directly contradicts the will of the public, advice of countless medical professionals, and decades of settled precedent and jurisprudence. As a ...

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Standing With Healthcare Professionals

After three calendar years on the frontlines of the pandemic and over 8 months of bargaining in good faith with Aspirus Health, healthcare workers are joining together with their neighbors to demand a fair contract from Aspirus, who received millions in federal relief money while the frontlines remain in a staffing crisis. Together, we can win better wages and working conditions and create a better environment for our patients! A fair contract can keep nurses at the bedside where patients need them, but unfortunately, Aspirus refuses to listen. On Monday, June 27 we ...

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Women for Women Wausau

Women for Women Wausau Thursday, June 2 at 6 PM Zoom link at the bottom and also find us on Facebook! Sara Finger from the Wisconsin Alliance for Women’s Health A message from our Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health Founder & Executive Director, Sara Finger: Now what? The draft opinion from the US Supreme Court has been leaked and we have all been awakened to how serious and real the threat to abortion access in the United States is. For those of us working daily to advocate for women's health and wellbeing, the news of a Supreme Court's draft ...

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Today I March

Today I march. I march for the women who blazed the trail before me, giving me the rights, I have. Thank you, you sacrificed so much. I am so grateful. Most of all, I march for my daughter and the girls of her generation and future generations. I march for all women, so you have the CHOICE. I march because we cannot go back. I was pleased today to see the mix of young and older alike. I was pleased to see men who support women. Citizens who understand we are living in a country that has one of the highest maternal mortality rates, no paid parental leave, and no ...

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Making Money From Medicare

Medicare was created in 1965 to provide affordable basic healthcare for senior citizens. At the time half of seniors did not have any hospitalization insurance. One third of seniors lived in poverty and couldn't afford any medical care. Given the obvious need and the fact that the private insurance companies were not interested in sick, old people (unless they had money) Medicare became a vital government program for seniors. Medicare has been successful in improving the health and well-being of seniors. It has been extremely popular with the public, despite its faults ...

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