In a letter sent to three Planned Parenthood clinics Tuesday, Florida regulators conceded that the facilities were not performing second-trimester abortions.
A ruling issued last week prevents regulators from enforcing a measure that forces some abortion clinics meet the same standards as mini-hospitals.
The story of an incarcerated woman in Alabama trying to get an abortion is a glimpse into the logical outcome of fetus-first legislation.
A state court judge ruled the measure violates the Oklahoma Constitution.
A federal civil rights complaint alleges a pattern of racial discrimination by emergency managers of Detroit Public Schools.
Friday’s ruling from the Second Circuit Court of Appeals is the seventh consecutive federal appeals court to rule in favor of the Obama administration.
Obama drafted an executive order that would give all federal contract workers seven paid sick days per year, shortly after the administration recommended actions to close the gender pay gap for federal employees.
A three-judge panel on the federal Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that part of the state’s restrictive voter identification law violates a remaining provision of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, saying Texas’ SB 14 has the effect of “disparately impacting minority voters.”
People working in Pittsburgh will be guaranteed time off for illness for the first time, under a new ordinance passed Monday by the city council.
The federal civil rights lawsuit accuses Texas officials of deliberately disregarding Bland’s constitutional rights and causing her injury and death.