California Proposal Would End Health Care to Immigrant Families

By The News Jun 27, 2008

New Program Offers Drug-Addicted Mothers Cash for Birth Control, Sterilizations "The effort, Project Prevention, headed by Barbara Harris of North Carolina, who was invited to Mesa County by Commissioner Janet Rowland, offers $300 and the chance for drug-addicted women to receive free temporary or permanent birth control." The Daily Sentinel. Schwarzenegger Proposal Would Cut Health Care to Immigrants "Medi-Cal provides healthcare to about 6.6 million Californians, including poor families, pregnant women, disabled people and seniors. As part of a plan to strike the state’s $15 billion deficit, the governor wants to limit benefits of legal residents who came to the country in the past five years so they qualify for emergency help, but little else." Ventura County Star. HIV Rate Up 12 Percent Among Young Gay Men "The number of young homosexual men being newly diagnosed with HIV infection is rising by 12 percent a year, with the steepest upward trend in young black men, according to a new report." Washington Post.