The massive campaign will take a pro-active approach to campaigning on women’s health issues in several key 2014 midterm races.
Passed by the city council Tuesday, the new ordinance will require a 160-foot buffer zone around any health-care clinic in the city, with a fine of up to $750 for violators.
At a hearing that featured the searing testimony of survivors of sexual assault in the military, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand told RH Reality Check that her proposal to remove the prosecution of sex crimes from the chain of command would see debate on the Senate floor in the coming weeks.
The students, all female survivors of sexual assault and harassment while attending UC Berkeley, allege that the university administration failed to properly respond to sexual assault and sexual harassment on campus.
The West Virginia House of Delegates Tuesday night passed a controversial bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy in the state.
An attempt to bring up for debate measures designed to address sexual assault in the military, including Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s bid to remove prosecution of sex crimes from the chain of command, was scuttled on Monday.
A state senate committee in Georgia approved a bill that would ban many health insurance plans from covering abortion care except in a narrowly defined “medical emergency.”
Two South Dakota bills that would have imposed severe restrictions on abortion procedures
as well as penalties on abortion providers, including possible life in prison, will not move forward in the legislature.
After passing a second house committee vote on Friday, a 20-week ban looks poised to pass the West Virginia house and could potentially pass the senate as well.
For the second time, the Roberts Court has let stand an appeals court decision permanently blocking state attempts to strip Planned Parenthood clinics of Medicaid funding.