While anti-choice legislation was supposedly not a top priority for lawmakers, the inability to pass any anti-choice proposals might be surprising given Republican majorities of 116-44 in the house and 25-9 in the senate.
Marylanders will soon know the extent of the rape kit backlog in their state—a first step in trimming the backlog—under a new law signed in April by GOP Gov. Larry Hogan.
The fight to open a Planned Parenthood health-care clinic in El Centro, California, shows that national anti-choice groups are intent on rolling back reproductive health care gains in even the most progressive parts of the country.
The Texas house voted to pass a bill requiring physicians who provide abortion care to assume that every one of their patients is younger than 18 unless those patients can present “valid government record of identification” showing otherwise.
The ruling dismisses a portion of the challenge to the law but lets the underlying challenge to its constitutionality proceed.
The FDA released draft guidelines Tuesday that would change the rules preventing men who have sex with men from donating blood regardless of their sexual histories.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) will take executive action to raise the minimum wage of fast-food workers in the state, after state Republican legislators refused to go along with the wage hike.
With his announcement that he would sign a 20-week abortion ban should one reach his desk, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker joins a slate of fervently anti-choice Republican presidential candidates who support a flatly unconstitutional law.
A decision at the end of April to uphold a Florida ban on judges directly soliciting campaign funds should be win for progressives. But like almost everything from the Roberts Court, the ruling still favors conservatives.
Mental health care practitioners in Oregon can no longer try to “convert” LGBTQ youth to heterosexuality, under a law passed last week by the state legislature.