August 29, 2012 - 8:08 am
California state law mandates that sexual health education in public schools be comprehensive, medically accurate, science-based, and bias-free. So why are Clovis Unified High Schools teaching teens from a book that makes no mention of condoms, even in chapters about HIV/AIDS and on preventing STDs and unintended pregnancy?
July 20, 2012 - 7:29 am
Real religious freedom gives everyone the right to make personal decisions – including whether and when to use birth control – based on our own beliefs. It doesn’t give one group the right to impose its beliefs on others by denying employees access to critical health services.
June 29, 2012 - 10:39 am
The bishops are correct: religious freedom is one of our most treasured liberties. But we have the right to a government that neither promotes nor disparages religion generally, nor any particular faith.
June 12, 2012 - 3:54 pm
The ACLU, in conjunction with a group of retired military leaders and veterans, launched a new ad campaign today targeting the Department of Defense’s ban on servicewomen using their insurance to pay for abortion services if they become pregnant as the result of rape or incest.
May 24, 2012 - 12:33 pm
This week, 12 new lawsuits were filed challenging the contraceptive coverage rule, doubling those already in play. The lawsuits have made a splash by virtue of their number, but when you take a moment to actually look at them, there’s nothing to see. The rule is constitutional, it violates no federal law, and it’s incredibly important for women.
May 18, 2012 - 8:05 am
A Mississippi politican would rather let women die than have access to abortions in his state.
March 15, 2012 - 11:13 am
Buried in a sweeping anti-abortion bill is a provision that would immunize a doctor who discovers that a baby will be born with a devastating condition and deliberately withholds that information from his patient. That’s right.
March 2, 2012 - 4:25 pm
I am so excited I am beside myself. I am giddy because I can see that change is a coming.
February 13, 2012 - 6:45 am
The administration’s accommodation should lay to rest arguments that religious liberty is under attack in this country. But it probably won’t.
February 12, 2012 - 10:21 pm
An employee at a religiously-affiliated nonprofit writes about the challenges of getting her workplace to cover contraception to treat conditions like polycystic fibrosis and dysmenorrhea.