Virginia budget negotiators on Monday agreed to a plan that leaves out two anti-choice amendments previously proposed by house lawmakers.
Kansas state senators approved a bill Friday that is part of coordinated effort to ban a medical procedure used for second-trimester abortions and the management of miscarriage.
The New Hampshire legislature this month defeated a bill that could have stripped state funding for women’s health centers throughout the state.
Since HPV vaccines were introduced almost a decade ago, there has been a fear that vaccinating young girls against sexually transmitted infections will give them license to have sex and increase promiscuity. A new study suggests that the opposite may in fact be true—girls who have been vaccinated are less likely to engage in risky sexual behavior than those who have not.
Public hospitals in Washington are required to provide “substantially equivalent” abortion and maternity care services. A new lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union says some hospitals in the state are not complying.
New study suggests that increased use of modern contraception in low- and middle-income countries could prevent 15 million unintended pregnancies.
Such legislation, which started gaining popularity among anti-choice advocates a decade ago, is based on the unfounded claim that fetuses regularly survive botched abortions and are then killed by health-care providers.
According to Jennifer Maudlin’s complaint, she was fired under an unwritten company policy prohibiting employees from engaging in non-marital sex.
A South Dakota bill that would have banned a medical procedure that is commonly used for abortion care, but which is not offered at the state’s one abortion clinic, was gutted Thursday in the state house.
For Walmart workers like Fatmata Jabbie, a refugee from Saudi Arabia with two young children and a third on the way, a slightly higher hourly wage doesn’t do her much good if she can’t get enough hours.