Want daily updates on important issues? Subscribe to
The rule would achieve up to $280 billion in annual health benefits by preventing up to 34,000 premature deaths, 15,000 nonfatal heart attacks, 19,000 cases of acute bronchitis, 400,000 cases of aggravated asthma, and 1.8 million sick days a year beginning in 2014.
Justice Alito has also had several years on the Supreme Court to demonstrate his commitment to abolishing discrimination against women and racial minorities. What he's shown instead is a desire to roll back anti-discrimination law, even while he rails against discrimination against white people.
Amid the tattered remains of Roe v. Wade, many women are left behind. They’re living in a world in which affluent women may exercise their right to choose while impoverished women may not. It doesn’t look too different from 1972.