In response to the erosion of reproductive health-care access in Texas under HB 2, which is especially affecting low-income women of color, organizations in Texas are raising money to support Texans who cannot afford to travel so they can receive abortions.
Advocates are linking paid sick days for restaurant workers to a broader fight to raise the minimum wage in Washington, D.C.
The Wisconsin Senate is set to vote on two anti-choice bills that would ban sex-selective abortion, prohibit the state insurance program for public employees from covering abortions, and exempt religious organizations from providing contraceptive coverage in employer-sponsored health insurance plans.
With a potentially tough Republican primary ahead of him, Sen. Lindsey Graham took the lead on a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks post-fertilization—after Sen. Marco Rubio turned down the opportunity.
Right to Life of Michigan’s federal lawsuit adds to a pile of recent court cases challenging whether corporations can refuse to provide employees contraception coverage in employer-sponsored health insurance plans on moral grounds.
A Texas adoption agency owner has taken over a former Planned Parenthood clinic in one of the state’s most underserved areas in terms of reproductive health care.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health is investigating a new abortion clinic in Philadelphia that is suspected to be associated with rogue abortion provider Dr. Steven Brigham, according to a spokesperson.
The religious exemptions currently folded into the Employment Non-Discrimination Act are broad enough to allow Catholic schools to continue firing teachers for being gay. But these base religious exemptions were not broad enough to satisfy some key Republican senators.
The senator is optimistic that her amendment, the Military Justice Improvement Act, could reach even the 60 votes needed to break a filibuster.
The Liberty Institute, a Christian conservative legal advocacy organization
, claims an anti-choice doctor’s religious liberty was threatened by the West Virginia University School of Medicine when he allegedly received a letter of reprimand for his anti-choice activism.