Texas Gov. Rick Perry continues to refuse a federal Medicaid expansion, leaving an estimated one million working Texans without access either to Medicaid or federal insurance subsidies.
On the second day of its term, the Roberts Court looks ready to allow more political spending. The question is just how much more?
A controversial decision may have just blocked all access to abortion care for minors in state custody.
A recent proposal by a Texas state senator that would mandate pre-abortion adoption counseling has given reproductive justice advocates a unique opportunity to show what real, meaningful adoption industry reform could look like.
We all, men and women alike, should be demanding better birth control for men.
In the year since Sandy hit, reproductive heath care and care for other specific, marginalized populations, has been affected in many communities.
As part of the government shutdown, some 800,000 government workers are furloughed and another million are working without pay. Many of these workers identify as middle-class but risk falling into hard times because of this loss of income; others are already struggling, earning a meager $8.25 to $9.00 per hour.
Last week, California passed a bill requiring overtime pay for domestic workers. Some are concerned about the cost people with disabilities—many of whom are low-income—may incur to pay for such care.
It may be just a game for Republicans in the House, but the effect of their politicizing the judiciary has very real consequences.
The story of “Beatriz,” the 22-year-old woman caught in the firestorm of the abortion conflict in El Salvador, no longer appears on the front pages of the country’s newspapers nor on TV nightly news. Beatriz, however, continues to struggle daily.