|2014.01.04||Trump tweets "I'm not against vaccinations for your children, I'm against them in 1 massive dose.Spread them out over a period of time & autism will drop!" twitter.com|
|2015.08.04||Trump says the Republicans should shut down the government rather than fund Planned Parenthood. cnn.com (See also 2016 Campaign, Planned Parenthood, Women)|
|2016.03.02||Trump again praises Planned Parenthood's work to help millions of women, but says the organization will not get federal funding, if he's elected, as long as abortions are being done. cnn.com (See also Planned Parenthood, Women)|
|2016.03.13||Trump says women who seek abortions should be subject to "some form of punishment" if the procedure is banned in the United States. He later recanted after intense criticism. nytimes.com (See also Planned Parenthood, Women)|
|2016.09.16||Trump announces "pro-life coalition" and reinforces his commitment to anti-abortion platforms. usatoday.com (See also Planned Parenthood, Women, Social Issues)|
|2016.10.20||Trump says abortions take place "on the final day" of pregnancy, but doctors agree that they don't. nytimes.com (See also Women, Social Issues)|
|2016.12.11||Pro-choice and pro-life advocates agree that Trump's victory poses the greatest threat to legalized abortion in decades. nytimes.com (See also Women, Social Issues)|
|2017.01.06||Study find that repealing Obamacare could cost 3 million jobs. money.cnn.com|
|2017.01.09||Five moderate Senators break with GOP to try to delay ACA repeal until a replacement is fleshed out. bloomberg.com (See also Affordable Care Act)|
|2017.01.10||Vaccine skeptic Robert Kennedy Jr. says Trump asked him to lead a new commission on "vaccine safety," alarming health professionals. washingtonpost.com (See also People with Disabilities)|
|2017.01.12||Autism researcher says a potential vaccine safety commission led by RFK Jr. would falsely promote a link between autism and vaccines. sltrib.com (See also People with Disabilities)|
|2017.01.13||Asian Americans express fears about the Trump administration at an Asian Americans Advancing Justice panel in Orange County, CA. ocregister.com (See also Asian Americans, Immigrants, Affordable Care Act)|
|2017.01.19||Research shows that efforts to limit abortion access dramatically increased in 2016. reuters.com (See also Women, Planned Parenthood, Social issues)|
|2017.01.23||Trump reinstates Reagan's "Global Gag Rule," stopping foreign aid to clinics abroad that provide or advocate for abortion services. nbcnews.com (See also Planned Parenthood, Women, Foreign Policy)|
|2017.01.23||Trump revives Reagan-era ban on use of foreign aid for abortion counseling. nytimes.com (See also Abortion)|
|2017.01.26||Longtime anti-abortion leader Pence will be first U.S. Vice President to speak at anti-abortion "March for Life." washingtonpost.com (See also Mike Pence, Abortion, Women)|
|2017.01.27||Pence addresses "March for Life" anti-abortion rally on the National Mall and pledges Trump administration's support in advancing their policies. wsj.com (See also First 100 Days, Abortion, Mike Pence, Women)|
|2017.01.31.||Immigration ban puts American citizens at risk by disrupting travel and status of patients and healthcare workers. wired.com (See also Immigrants, Unprecedented Actions, First 100 days)|
|2017.02.20||Trump’s embrace of discredited theories linking vaccines to autism has energized the anti-vaccine movement, threatening one of the most successful medical innovations of modern times. washingtonpost.com (See also Assaults on Facts, First 100 Days)|
The state has politically powerful opposition to immunization, despite the medical evidence.
|2017.03.07||Republicans' Affordable Care Act replacement plan would defund Planned Parenthood and restrict abortion coverage. vox.com (See also Affordable Care Act, First 100 Days, Women, Abortion, Planned Parenthood)|
It would keep poor women on Medicaid from getting health care at Planned Parenthood, and cut off affordable abortion coverage for many privately insured women.
|2017.03.15||Tom Price lies to a cancer survivor about Obamacare repeal plan. crooksandliars.com (See also Tom Price)|
|2017.03.15||Trump is told that repealing Obamacare would hurt his supporters the most. He responds with, 'Oh, I know.' businessinsider.com (See also First 100 Days, Trumpcare, Obamacare)|
|2017.03.16||Scientists say Trump's proposed cuts to funding medical and scientific research would dramatically lower the global standing of the U.S. and could have 'deadly' consequences. theatlantic.com (See also First 100 Days, Domestic Policy)|
Private funding isn't enough to offset the president's proposed budget cuts, they say.
|2017.03.21||Trump warns House Republicans that they'll lose their jobs if they don't support his health care bill. apnews.com (See also Affordable Care Act, First 100 Days)|
|2017.06.06||Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Sheild will pull out of Ohio's Health Insurance Marketplace at the end of this year, blaming the uncertainty surrounding President Donald Trump’s-endorsed GOP plan to replace the ACA, as the impetus for the move. daytondailynews.com (See also Affordable Care Act)|
|2017.06.13||Trump told Republican senators that the House GOP health-care bill which he had then celebrated, was now “mean” and he expects the Senate to “improve” the legislation considerably. washingtonpost.com (See also Affordable Care Act, Hypocrisy)|
|2017.06.14||In recent national polls, only about 29 percent of Americans support the American Health Care Act. Even in the most supportive state, deep-red Oklahoma, only about 38 percent of voters support the law. nytimes.com (See also Affordable Care Act)|
It is the most unpopular piece of major legislation Congress has considered in decades, even more unloved than TARP (“the bailout”), and much more unpopular than the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.
|2017.06.17||Six members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS have resigned, furious at the new administration's regressive health policies. buzzfeed.com (See also Unpresidential Behavior)|
"The Trump Administration has no strategy to address the on-going HIV/AIDS epidemic, seeks zero input from experts to formulate HIV policy, and —most concerning— pushes legislation that will harm people living with HIV and halt or reverse important gains made in the fight against this disease."
|2017.06.22||Former members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS, who resigned last week in protest, say the Senate's new health care proposals will be devastating to people with the disease. buzzfeed.com (See also Affordable Care Act)|
"It will kill people — that's not hyperbole. There will be some people who will die from this."