The results of the 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System, which were released on Friday, are somewhat discouraging. On almost every measure of safer sexual behavior, progress has either stagnated or, in cases like condom use, reversed.
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.
Arkansas is the latest state to see a direct attack on Roe v. Wade as fetal “personhood” advocates ramp up attacks on reproductive autonomy.
An unusual suggestion by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit could have significant implications for trials over admitting privileges requirements in Alabama and Wisconsin—it could be the difference between one court upholding the requirement and the other striking it.
The Texas Republican Party’s draft platform says the party “recognize[s] the legitimacy and value of … reparative therapy and treatment to patients who are seeking escape from the homosexual lifestyle.” The party is among sparse company, since all major medical associations condemn the practice.
The 2014 Texas GOP platform endorses “reparative therapy” for gay and lesbian Texans, removes a call for new pathways to citizenship, and thanks lawmakers for “pro-life” legislation.
It seems grotesque that a woman’s lifeless body can be commandeered by a state and used as a petri dish in which to grow a baby. But that’s exactly what happened to Marlise Munoz in Texas, and that is what is going to happen to women in Louisiana should Gov. Bobby Jindal sign HB 1274 into law.
The Supreme Court’s historic Griswold v. Connecticut decision may have legalized contraception use between married couples, but with the Hobby Lobby case, the Roberts Court is poised to take us one giant step backward.