· · · · · 

Judge Extends Restraining Order Against Orchestrators of Planned Parenthood Smear Campaign

United States District Court Judge William Orrick confirmed what reproductive rights advocates have been claiming since July: David Daleiden is no journalist, and his organization, the Center for Medical Progress (CMP), is built on fraud.

United States District Court Judge William Orrick confirmed what reproductive rights advocates have been claiming since July: David Daleiden is no journalist, and his organization, the Center for Medical Progress (CMP), is built on fraud.

· · · · · 

Campaign Fact-Check: Is It True That Millennial Voters ‘Have Not Moved to the Left’ on Abortion?

During the Republican debate over the weekend in Manchester, New Hampshire, a commentator posed a question that suggested young people are​​ conservative when it comes to reproductive rights, as they ​"have not moved to the left" on abortion​—but that is not ​necessarily​ what data about millennial opinions on the issue implies.

During the Republican debate over the weekend in Manchester, New Hampshire, a commentator posed a question that suggested young people are​​ conservative when it comes to reproductive rights, as they ​”have not moved to the left” on abortion​—but that is not ​necessarily​ what data about millennial opinions on the issue implies.

· · · · · 

Kasich Touts and Clinton Stays Silent on Welfare Reform That Could Leave One Million People Hungry

Federal guidelines mandating that food assistance recipients find a job or lose their benefits kicked in last month for residents of 21 states, leaving as many as one million at risk of food insecurity—a result that owes no small debt to the welfare reform efforts of former President Bill Clinton's administration and Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) in the '90s.

Federal guidelines mandating that food assistance recipients find a job or lose their benefits kicked in last month for residents of 21 states, leaving as many as one million at risk of food insecurity—a result that owes no small debt to the welfare reform efforts of former President Bill Clinton’s administration and Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) in the ’90s.

· · · · · 

The Real Story Behind Candidates’ Stances on Detention Centers

Whether they are run by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) or a for-profit entity, detention centers are unnerving for a number of reasons, as are the connections some politicians have to them.

Whether they are run by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) or a for-profit entity, detention centers are alarming for a number of reasons, as are the connections some politicians have to them.

· · · · · 

‘Gynnya! Wake Up!’: In-Custody Death of Black Teen Triggers Fresh Concerns for Detained Juveniles

In a year that started with such encouraging steps as the Supreme Court’s decision to extend a ban on mandatory minimum life sentences for juveniles, advocates are concerned about what Gynnya McMillen’s death could mean, not only for juvenile offenders but for Black girls.

In a year that started with such encouraging steps as the Supreme Court’s decision to extend a ban on mandatory minimum life sentences for juveniles, advocates are concerned about what Gynnya McMillen’s death could mean, not only for juvenile offenders but for Black girls.

· · · · · 

Why Are Some Countries Advising Against Pregnancy as the Zika Virus Spreads?

Spread by a mosquito that thrives in tropical climates, the Zika virus is hard to prevent; so hard, in fact, that some governments are asking women not to get pregnant until they have the outbreak under control.

Spread by a mosquito that thrives in tropical climates, the Zika virus is hard to prevent; so hard, in fact, that some governments are asking women not to get pregnant until they have the outbreak under control.

· · · · · 

Anti-Choice Banners on New Orleans Public Property Raise Questions About What Taxpayers Must Subsidize

Local observers and activists have guessed the banners were hung as part of the ongoing opposition to the building of a Planned Parenthood in New Orleans and to also coincide with Mardi Gras season.

Local observers and activists have guessed the banners were hung as part of the ongoing opposition to the building of a Planned Parenthood in New Orleans and to also coincide with Mardi Gras season.

· · · · · 

Government Recommendations on Zika Virus Not Grounded in Reality, Say El Salvador Locals

The country’s Ministry of Health recommended last week that women should avoid becoming pregnant until 2018. But local feminist groups say this guidance doesn’t reflect the needs of Salvadoran women, especially where reproductive health is concerned.

The country’s Ministry of Health recommended last week that women should avoid becoming pregnant until 2018. But local feminist groups say this guidance doesn’t reflect the needs of Salvadoran women, especially where reproductive health is concerned.

· · · · · 

For Flint’s Undocumented Community, Rumors and Confusion Amid the Water Emergency

Despite reports that the “no ID, no water” policy has ended, the Genesee County Hispanic/Latino Collaborative chair told RH Reality Check that this is still a policy in many corners of Flint.

Despite reports that the “no ID, no water” policy has ended, the Genesee County Hispanic/Latino Collaborative chair told RH Reality Check that this is still a policy in some corners of Flint.

· · · · · 

The Flint Water Emergency Is a Reproductive Health Crisis

Today, the entire nation is aware of the disaster. But for well over a year, residents in this city of some 100,000 people fought a lonely battle to convince the authorities that they were drinking, bathing, and cooking with poisoned water.

Today, the entire nation is aware of the disaster. But for well over a year, residents in this city of some 100,000 people fought a lonely battle to convince the authorities that they were drinking, bathing, and cooking with poisoned water.

· · · · ·