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A Face Behind The Health Care Lawsuit

halleysfifth Wrote: Jul 07, 2012 8:37 AM
birth control is not medication any more than collagen lip injections are
Kim D Wrote: Jul 07, 2012 11:35 AM
Halley is correct unless you classify pregnancy as a disease.

Medication can be loosely defined as any chemical substance intended for use in the medical diagnosis, cure, treatment, or prevention of disease. - Wikipedia

The Tea Party continues
KimDillon
Aura Wrote: Jul 07, 2012 10:15 AM
Uh, ok. What makes you think birth control, prescribed by a doctor, and labeled by the AMA as preventive medicine, is not medication, Einstein?

Stacy Molai knows that life can be hard and unfair, and that the debates held in Washington actually affect real people.

Molai is 31 and suffers from Crohn's disease, a chronic gastrointestinal condition that threatened her life when she was a teenager. Molai is a plaintiff in a lawsuit filed by seven state attorneys general against the Obama administration's health care mandate that religious employers provide insurance that covers contraception and abortion.

Molai relies on her medical insurance for supplies that would otherwise cost her $300-$400 a month, with every necessary hospitalization and surgery costing $3,000 to $5,000. "Should the mandate be upheld,"...