Rep. Margo Davidson is campaigning for the upcoming Democratic primary on a pro-choice platform, but she has in the past voted for a bill that shut down abortion clinics in the state as well as for a law banning insurers from selling policies that cover abortion care through the state’s insurance exchange.
The Roberts Court will issue an opinion in the Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties cases in June, but that decision will likely not be the last one from the Supreme Court on the challenges to the Affordable Care Act’s birth control benefit.
Cecily McMillan is now on trial for defending herself at an Occupy Wall Street protest after she felt someone grab her breast. McMillan’s decision to fight back—both immediately after she was groped and now, in court—is brave, and sends a powerful message that women should not be blamed for defending themselves.
There’s a good chance the Roberts Court will make it easier for anti-choice advocates to influence elections by misleading the public.
One of the most exciting state house races in Pennsylvania this year is a primary race between two Democrats, Reps. Harry Readshaw and Erin Molchany, for House District 36 in Pittsburgh.
Federal courts are increasingly recognizing Title VII protects against employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, which is why a broad ruling in the Hobby Lobby case could be especially devastating.
Even though prostitution is legal in Switzerland, sex workers cannot rely on the courts to uphold their legitimate employment complaints.
When West Virginia’s legislature voted to ban abortion after 20 weeks’ gestation in March, West Virginia Democrats overwhelmingly backed the ban, deliberately defying the national party’s support of abortion rights.
As of February 20, three federally recognized tribes have the power to arrest and prosecute non-Natives who assault Native intimate partners, under a pilot project to test a historic expansion of special domestic violence criminal jurisdiction.
Teachers of Kansas stand poised to take back their state and undo the destruction caused under the leadership of Gov. Sam Brownback, with the help of his friends and funders the Kochs.