The Virginia Senate this week moved forward with a bill that would require nearly all full-time staff at public universities to report sexual assault to the police within 24 hours of notification.
Republican Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said Tuesday that the state will expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, making him the latest Republican governor to support the expansion of benefits under President Obama’s signature health-care reform law.
Anti-choice lawmakers in Iowa, after a relatively quiet year in 2014, appear to be preparing for an active 2015 legislative session.
Republicans in Congress last week introduced three new anti-abortion bills in the House and one in the Senate, one of which would force a woman to have a medically unnecessary ultrasound before receiving abortion care.
Pennsylvania lawmakers on Tuesday introduced two bills that would make it harder for state residents to access abortions as well as a number of other reproductive health-care services.
In the midst of the Republican-controlled Congress’ introduction—and then revocation—of a 20-week abortion ban, along with its introduction of a handful of other anti-choice bills, it can be easy to forget that the fight for abortion access is largely taking place in state legislatures.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) is planning to introduce policy that would require low-income residents pass drug tests before they qualify for a number of welfare programs.
This week marked the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade. Here’s a roundup of some of the best pieces online on the state of abortions access in this country.
The federal civil rights lawsuit could be an important step in holding corporate owners liable for actions of their franchise owners.
The story of Purvi Patel’s prosecution, and the others lining up behind her, paint a bleak picture of life under the state’s ultra-conservative Republican reign and give a frightening look of what’s to come as increasingly draconian abortion restrictions force pregnant people to turn to other, sometimes illegal and often dangerous, means.