A new report says that the federal government is the largest funder of low-wage jobs for working women and people of color, and that President Obama should take executive action to help lift them into the middle class.
Should the Supreme Court rule in Hobby Lobby’s favor, it will have signaled to every subsequent litigant that science has no place in the courtroom. That should scare us all.
The report from the Alliance for Justice notes that while there is still much to do to remedy the judicial vacancy crisis in the federal courts, reforms in the Senate have brought signs of change.
The one-line order denying review means a suburban Milwaukee school district can’t have graduation ceremonies at a non-denominational evangelical Christian church.
The Supreme Court has announced it will take up a case involving Anthony Elonis, a Pennsylvania man convicted in 2010 under federal law for posting a series of threatening messages on his Facebook page.
The Susan B. Anthony List wants to be able to run ads claiming the ACA supports taxpayer funding for abortion, and today the Roberts Court took them one step closer to being able to do so.
The Office of the Surgeon General has been vacant for almost a year, and if the NRA gets its way, it will stay vacant.
“End demand” campaigns, like the one suggested in a recent RH Reality Check commentary, are based on the false characterization of clients of sex workers as rapists, and perpetuated by the prostitution-as-violence camp. This is nothing but misogyny, pure and simple.
This video is part of a series following the life of Chicago McDonald’s worker Adriana Alvarez, as she joins many other workers in the fight to raise the national minimum wage to $15 an hour. [via Fight for 15]
The unanimous ruling is the latest in the line of religious nonprofit challenges to the birth control benefit in the Affordable Care Act.