August 4, 2009 - 12:28 pm
Two members of Arizona Commission on Women’s Health resign; what do anti-choicers really believe about contraception?; federally-funded ad campaign to promote adoption of black children.
July 15, 2009 - 9:39 am
In a major breakthrough for LGBT Americans, the tri-committee health care reform bill released yesterday by the House mandates collection of health care data on sexual orientation and gender identity.
July 13, 2009 - 4:18 pm
Today, the Senate HELP Committee defeated a handful of anti-choice
amendments to the Affordable Health Choices Act, its version of
health care reform legislation.
July 10, 2009 - 7:00 am
A Senate Appropriations Committee yesterday passed an amendment that, if passed in the final foreign aid appropriations legislation, will ban future imposition of the global gag rule.
June 29, 2009 - 9:08 am
The Supreme Court has reversed the Second Circuit ruling in Ricci vs. DeStefano, the case in which white firefighters have argued that they had been discriminated against when a promotional exam on which no African-American firefighters scored highly enough to be promoted was discarded.
June 25, 2009 - 11:50 am
File this under “Phew”: the Supreme Court ruled today that the strip search of an Arizona high school student was unconstitutional.
June 24, 2009 - 3:46 pm
A Virginia law that makes doctors criminally liable for performing the “most common” form of second trimester abortion was upheld by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Center for Reproductive Rights announced today.
June 24, 2009 - 1:33 pm
An inclusive ENDA banning discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression in workplaces has been re-introduced in Congress.
June 23, 2009 - 4:41 pm
Just-released tapes from President Nixon’s time in the White House reveal that he feared legal abortion would lead to “permissiveness” but that he felt that it was justified in some cases — in the case of rape, but also when you have “a black and a white,” the New York Times reports.
June 18, 2009 - 3:16 pm
PBS has produced an exceptional segment about violence and harassment targeting abortion providers, asking whether Dr. George Tiller’s killing was an act of domestic terrorism and what the effect of decades of violence has on women’s access to the procedure.