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Lawsuit Challenges Refusal to Issue Marriage Licenses in Kentucky

The first round of legal challenges to the Supreme Court's marriage equality ruling happened in Kentucky Monday.

The first round of legal challenges to the Supreme Court’s marriage equality ruling happened in Kentucky Monday.

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More Religiously Affiliated Nonprofits Ask Roberts Court to Step Into Birth Control Fight

A petition to the U.S. Supreme Court filed by a group of religiously affiliated nonprofits argues that any process that allows employees to access contraception coverage is a violation of employer's rights.

A petition to the U.S. Supreme Court filed by a group of religiously affiliated nonprofits argues that any process that allows employees to access contraception coverage is a violation of employer’s rights.

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Lawsuit: Walmart Denied Health Insurance to Same-Sex Couples

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission found in January that Walmart likely had discriminated against a Massachusetts lesbian couple because of their gender.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission found in January that Walmart likely had discriminated against a Massachusetts lesbian couple because of their gender.

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Advocates Fight to Keep Tuscaloosa Abortion Clinic Open

Reproductive rights advocates filed a lawsuit in federal court Friday to prevent the sole licensed abortion clinic in Tuscaloosa from being forced to shut down by what advocates describe as an unnecessary state regulation.

Reproductive rights advocates filed a lawsuit in federal court Friday to prevent the sole licensed abortion clinic in Tuscaloosa from being forced to shut down by what advocates describe as an unnecessary state regulation.

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Watching the U.S. Women’s National Team Win Drove Home Decades of Fighting for Dignity

There I sat when the game was called, making a sound like a barking seal as I sobbed. I knew at that moment we had reached a tipping point in the fight for gender equity and against LGBTQ discrimination, one that in my 30-plus years as a feminist and as an athlete I hadn't been sure I would ever see.

There I sat when the game was called, making a sound like a barking seal as I sobbed. I knew at that moment we had reached a tipping point in the fight for gender equity and against LGBTQ discrimination, one that in my 30-plus years as a feminist and as an athlete I hadn’t been sure I would ever see.

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Obama Administration Takes on Racial Housing Segregation

New requirements announced by the Department of Housing and Urban Development seek to crack the problem of entrenched racial segregation in housing.

New requirements announced by the Department of Housing and Urban Development seek to crack the problem of entrenched racial segregation in housing.

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Obama Administration Revises ACA Contraception Rules—Again

The latest rules offer a work-around for those for-profit companies objecting to providing contraception coverage in their employee health insurance plans.

The latest rules offer a work-around for those for-profit companies objecting to providing contraception coverage in their employee health insurance plans.

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Pro-Choice Senators Defend International Family Planning

A group of pro-choice legislators on Thursday helped stop a Senate committee from cutting international family planning funding and reinstating the "global gag rule."

A group of pro-choice legislators on Thursday helped stop a Senate committee from cutting international family planning funding and reinstating the “global gag rule.”

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GOP-Led South Carolina Legislature Votes to Remove Confederate Flag From Capitol (Updated)

The South Carolina House voted 94 to 20 Thursday morning to remove the confederate flag from the state capitol after 12 hours of debate and Republican attempts to stall the measure.

The South Carolina House voted 94 to 20 Thursday morning to remove the confederate flag from the state capitol after 12 hours of debate and Republican attempts to stall the measure.

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Conservatives Melt Down Over Supreme Court’s Same-Sex Marriage and Obamacare Decisions

On this episode of Reality Cast, Jacqueline Ayers of Planned Parenthood tells us about Congress’ sneaky attempts to kill family planning funding. And host Amanda Marcotte reviews conservative reactions to the Supreme Court rulings on health care and same-sex marriage.

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