Tag: "repeal" at medical news
Court Issues Order NACO On Gay Issue
...uality. The litigation sought sanction through a repeal
of section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) whereby the practice of unnatural sex is a criminal offence and punishable with imprisonment up to 10 years. Issuing the notice, a division bench comprising Justice Vijender Jain and Justice S.N. Agarwa...
Doctors Strike In Andhra Enters The Second Day
...a Pradesh Junior Doctors Association are demanding repeal
of government order no.19, which gives nine more marks to in-service doctors in the entrance test for postgraduate medical courses. They contend that the order gives undue advantage to in-service doctors, dilutes the quality of medical education an...
Medicare Premiums to be Higher Next Year
... flat in 2007. McClellan said if Congress were to repeal
a planned 5.1 percent cut in Medicare payments to physicians next year the Part B standard premium would have to go up by $1.50 in 2008 (in addition to routine annual premium increases). Kirsten Sloan, the organization's national coordinator for hea...
New York Governor to Introduce Bill to Strengthen Abortion Rights
...professional and medical discretion. It would also repeal
an old statute “that criminalizes, among other things, providing nonprescription contraception to minors,” according to the governor’s office. “Even if the Supreme Court does not understand the law, we do,” Spitzer said and added, “New York State ...
Gay Film Festival Begins in Delhi
... rights of sexual minorities in India has been the repeal
of this section. In 1994, the AIDS Bhedbhav Virodhi Andolan (ABVA), a human rights activist group, filed a public interest petition in the Delhi High Court challenging the constitutional validity of Section 377. The petition was filed in the wake o...
Republican Presidential Candidates Discuss Abortion, Stem Cells as Part of First Debate
...o-life". All of the candidates were asked if the repeal
of Roe would be a good day for the country. Brownback said it would be a "glorious day of human liberty and freedom" if Roe case were overturned, and Tancredo said it would be the "greatest day in this country's history". Gilmore said that the Roe ca...