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Advocates Wary of President Obama’s New Refugee Resettlement Program

Organizations like the Women’s Refugee Commission seem to have conflicting feelings about President Obama’s new program, saying they’re pleased to see the administration recognize that Central Americans seeking safety in the United States is a refugee situation, but that the program does not negate the United States' other responsibilities.

Organizations like the Women’s Refugee Commission seem to have conflicting feelings about President Obama’s new program, saying they’re pleased to see the administration recognize that Central Americans seeking safety in the United States is a refugee situation, but that the program does not negate the United States’ other responsibilities.

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Religious Challenges to the Birth Control Benefit, Explained

There's another Supreme Court challenge to the birth control benefit. Here's what you need to know about it.

There’s another Supreme Court challenge to the birth control benefit. Here’s what you need to know about it.

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It’s Christie’s Anti-Choice Record—Not His Planned Parenthood Donations—We Should Be Worried About

Chris Christie doesn’t need to tell us whether or not he has flip-flopped on reproductive rights: His record speaks for itself.

Chris Christie doesn’t need to tell us whether or not he has flip-flopped on reproductive rights: His record speaks for itself.

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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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How Photographer Wendi Kent Hopes to Galvanize the Quiescent ‘Pro-Choice Majority’

While Kent’s photographs show predictable tableaux, they underscore the contradiction between protesters’ declarations of Christian compassion and their behaviors: yelling, shaming, and metaphorically bludgeoning people with the Bible.

While Kent’s photographs show predictable tableaux, they underscore the contradiction between protesters’ declarations of Christian compassion and their behaviors: yelling, shaming, and metaphorically bludgeoning people with the Bible.

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For First Time Since 9/11, NYPD Agrees to Rein in Surveillance of Muslim Communities

Advocates and activists are cautiously optimistic that such practices will no longer be a matter of routine.

Advocates and activists are cautiously optimistic that such practices will no longer be a matter of routine.

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Hard Work and Marriage Aren’t the Magic Cure-Alls for Poverty Jeb Bush Is Hoping For

Economists are already calling out the dangerous ramifications of Bush’s plan to eliminate safety net programs in favor of providing block grants to states.

Economists are already calling out the dangerous ramifications of Bush’s plan to eliminate safety net programs in favor of providing block grants to states.

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Advocates: Dems Struggling to Address Detainment and Detention of Immigrants

We as a country need to stop seeing detention and deportation as solutions  for the immigration issues we have.

We as a country need to stop seeing detention and deportation as solutions for the immigration issues we have.

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GOP Representative Prays for Fetuses, Mocks Obama’s Tears

U.S. Rep. Steve King gave his seat to the "lives of more than 55 million aborted babies" at the president's final State of the Union Address in defiance of Obama's push for stricter gun laws.

U.S. Rep. Steve King gave his seat to the “lives of more than 55 million aborted babies” at the president’s final State of the Union Address in defiance of Obama’s push for stricter gun laws.

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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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