Vasectomies, Viagra And “War On Women”

Saying she is sick of the “war on women”, Representative Phyllis Kahn proposes that reproductive health bills treat men and women equally. She proposes that men have counseling before a vasectomy because it might prevent a “live birth” and have a stress test to make sure viagra won’t cause them to have a heart attack.

Sen Hayden Hopeful For Undocumented Immigrant Medical Help

Hospitals paying for undocumented immigrants cut off from state-provided dialysis and chemotherapy may get some help. Senator Jeff Hayden says Governor Mark Dayton has proposed reinstating the Emergency Medical Assistance funding. However Hayden says Republicans oppose paying for it by closing corporate tax loopholes.

Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Zellers

Anti-Immigrant Law To Be Reevaluated Says MN GOP Leader

A law that tossed seriously ill undocumented immigrants off Emergency Medical Care will be re-evaluated promises Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Zellers. The provision in the Republican authored legislation which never had a public hearing was added to a large budget bill during a special session in July.

Progressive Democrats of America Founder Tim Carpenter

Progressives Challenge Obama In Iowa

Saying the Barack Obama has not kept his promises, Progressive Democrats of America founder Tim Carpenter is organizing people to go to the Iowa caucus and vote for “uncommitted” as a way challenge President Obama.