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Supreme Court Won’t Hear Arkansas Case Challenging ‘Roe’

The Supreme Court refused to hear a case arguing whether an Arkansas law banning abortion at 12 weeks, with narrow exception, should be considered constitutional.

The Supreme Court refused to hear a case arguing whether an Arkansas law banning abortion at 12 weeks, with narrow exception, should be considered constitutional.

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The Miseducation of California Nurses: Legal Loophole Enables Spread of Anti-Choice Medical Myths

Heartbeat International and other anti-choice groups treat abortion pill reversal as if it’s a medical fact, but the science behind it is scanty, at best.

Heartbeat International and other anti-choice groups treat abortion pill reversal as if it’s a medical fact, but the science behind it is scanty, at best.

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Oregon Labor Advocates Push Wage Protections

Democratic Gov. Kate Brown on Thursday unveiled a plan to boost the state minimum wage from $9.25 to $13.50. Separately, activists said they are circulating a proposed ballot measure to raise Oregon’s minimum wage should the governor's effort fail.

Democratic Gov. Kate Brown on Thursday unveiled a plan to boost the state minimum wage from $9.25 to $13.50. Separately, activists said they are circulating a proposed ballot measure to raise Oregon’s minimum wage should the governor’s effort fail.

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Indiana Governor: ‘Religious Freedom’ Should Trump Civil Rights

Gov. Mike Pence (R) in his State of the State address said that he would not support any measure to protect LGBTQ Indianans that would infringe on religious freedom.

Gov. Mike Pence (R) in his State of the State address said that he would not support any measure to protect LGBTQ Indianans that would infringe on religious freedom.

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Missouri Legislator Does About-Face, Pushes Birth Control Access

Increasing access to birth control has gained momentum in several states, and making contraceptives available without a prescription is a policy proposal popular among many state lawmakers.

Increasing access to birth control has gained momentum in several states, and making contraceptives available without a prescription is a policy proposal popular among many state lawmakers.

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Wisconsin GOP: Limit Local IDs for Homeless, Transgender, Immigrants

GOP lawmakers argue that Milwaukee's plan to fund photo IDs for residents will lead to confusion and voter fraud, even though the cards were not meant to serve as voter IDs.

GOP lawmakers argue that Milwaukee’s plan to fund photo IDs for residents will lead to confusion and voter fraud, even though the cards were not meant to serve as voter IDs.

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California’s Proposed Budget Upholds ‘Racist, Sexist, Classist’ Policy

California is one of 15 states with rules that penalize low-income families for having children.

California is one of 15 states with rules that penalize low-income families for having children.

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Attorney Wants Mental Evaluation of Tennessee Woman Charged in Self-Induced Abortion Case

The attorney for Anna Yocca, the Tennessee woman charged with attempted murder for allegedly trying to terminate her pregnancy with a coat hanger, suggested his client has a history of mental illness.

The attorney for Anna Yocca, the Tennessee woman charged with attempted murder for allegedly trying to terminate her pregnancy with a coat hanger, suggested his client has a history of mental illness.

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Kentucky Governor Backtracks on Pledge to End Medicaid Expansion

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin said last week that he would not eliminate the state’s expansion of Medicaid and the kynect health-care exchange.

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin said last week that he would not eliminate the state’s expansion of Medicaid and the kynect health-care exchange.

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Advocates Push for Dignity in Supreme Court Anti-Abortion Law Case

More than 40 "friend of the court" briefs filed with the Roberts Court Monday push Justice Kennedy to extend the same concept of dignity to women that his opinions have shown to LGBTQ people.

More than 40 “friend of the court” briefs filed with the Roberts Court Monday push Justice Kennedy to extend the same concept of dignity to women that his opinions have shown to LGBTQ people.

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