Laura Packard


Fifty years later, our lives still at risk

By: - January 23, 2023

On the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade ruling, Americans must take action to ensure access to critical health care Fifty years ago, a very different U.S. Supreme Court decided Roe v. Wade. Radical right-wing extremists control the Supreme Court and serve in elective office. We have fewer freedoms than we did a generation ago. […]


Lives hang in the balance as time runs out for action on health insurance

By: - July 25, 2022

Five years ago I was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer, Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Yet I’m the lucky one. I could afford to get treatment. Too many people in America don’t have the health care they need, even today. The 2021 American Rescue Plan included subsidies to make health insurance more affordable than ever, resulting in a record-breaking […]