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New York City Wage Theft Law Would Include Big Fines, Jail Time

Businesses in New York City would be required to provide freelance employees with contracts or face severe penalties, including jail time, if they did not pay freelance employees, according to a bill introduced this week in the New York City Council.

Businesses in New York City would be required to provide freelance employees with contracts or face severe penalties, including jail time, if they did not pay freelance employees, according to a bill introduced this week in the New York City Council.

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New GOP Kentucky Governor Wants to Undo the State’s Health-Care Gains

Bevin's victory leaves in doubt the future of the program that provides health care to more than 400,000 low-income residents.

Bevin’s victory leaves in doubt the future of the program that provides health care to more than 400,000 low-income residents.

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It’s Legal Again to Discriminate Against Houston’s LGBTQ Community

The Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO), which banned discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, was rejected by the city’s residents by a vote of 61 percent to 39 percent.

The Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO), which banned discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, was rejected by the city’s residents by a vote of 61 percent to 39 percent.

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Nebraska Governor Contradicts Findings of Planned Parenthood Investigation He Launched

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts (R)

State investigators focused on the clinics’ handling of fetal tissue and found no evidence of wrongdoing, no different than the results of state investigations around the country.

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Ted Cruz Misrepresents Newest Attack Video Against Planned Parenthood

Cruz, in a press release, used a clinic technician's interest in fetal development to charge that the clinic employee thought abortion procedures were "cute."

Cruz, in a press release, used a clinic technician’s interest in fetal development to charge that the clinic employee thought abortion procedures were “cute.”

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California Family Leave Law Has Helped Families, Businesses

“The law has not caused major problems for California employers,” says a U.S. Department of Labor report. “The vast majority (roughly 90 percent) report positive effects or no effects in terms of productivity, profitably, retention, and morale.”

“The law has not caused major problems for California employers,” says a U.S. Department of Labor report. “The vast majority (roughly 90 percent) report positive effects or no effects in terms of productivity, profitably, retention, and morale.”

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Planned Parenthood Smear Videos Leaked on Anti-Choice Website

The videos were published on the YouTube channel of infamous Internet hacker Andrew “Weev” Auernheimer in coordination with Charles C. Johnson, the controversial conservative activist and publisher of GotNews.

The videos were published on the YouTube channel of infamous Internet hacker Andrew “Weev” Auernheimer in coordination with Charles C. Johnson, the controversial conservative activist and publisher of GotNews.

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Ohio GOP Passes Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood

The bill was passed by the state senate with a 23-10 vote along partisan lines, after Republican lawmakers cancelled a scheduled hearing on the legislation to hurry the bill to the floor for a vote.

The bill was passed by the state senate with a 23-10 vote along partisan lines, after Republican lawmakers cancelled a scheduled hearing on the legislation to hurry the bill to the floor for a vote.

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Texas Goes After Planned Parenthood in ‘Unprecedented’ Investigation

Investigators from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission on Thursday served subpoenas for records at Planned Parenthood offices in San Antonio, Dallas, and Houston

Dawn Laguens, executive vice president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, said in a statement that the actions taken by Texas officials should be a “national scandal” and that the organization would continue fighting back against attempts to restrict women’s reproductive health care.

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Rogue Abortion Provider Faces Fraud Allegations (Updated)

disgraced physician and former abortion provider has been ordered to appear in court Wednesday to explain why he failed to turn over ownership of his chain of abortion clinics when his license was revoked last year.

A rogue physician and former abortion provider has been ordered to appear in court Wednesday to explain why he failed to turn over ownership of his chain of abortion clinics when his license was revoked last year.

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