The report, part of NLIRH and CRR’s Nuestro Texas series, details lawmakers’ efforts to reduce access to reproductive cancer screenings, increase restrictions on abortion care for immigrant Texans and minors, and further militarize the border.
A federal civil rights complaint alleges a pattern of racial discrimination by emergency managers of Detroit Public Schools.
Starting this fall, transgender people who work for the City of Chicago can start getting medical insurance coverage for gender alignment surgery, under a change in policy announced by Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday.
A council in New Hampshire’s GOP-majority legislature on Wednesday voted to defund the state’s five Planned Parenthood clinics, calling the organization “too controversial” following the release of several videos attacking its fetal tissue donation program.
Friday’s ruling from the Second Circuit Court of Appeals is the seventh consecutive federal appeals court to rule in favor of the Obama administration.
It’s no surprise that Planned Parenthood came up at the GOP debate, but the substance of that debate was less about Planned Parenthood and more about whether abortion should be legal in the United States at all.
News reports revealed this week that the leader of a white supremacist group cited by Dylann Roof, the gunmen who killed nine Black people at Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, had donated tens of thousands of dollars to three Republican presidential candidates.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released data last week showing that the overall rates of HPV vaccine increased only slightly between 2013 and 2014 but some communities of color made large strides in vaccinating their young people.
Obama drafted an executive order that would give all federal contract workers seven paid sick days per year, shortly after the administration recommended actions to close the gender pay gap for federal employees.
A series of videos that featured heavily edited footage of secretly taped conversations with Planned Parenthood officials has led to outrage from anti-choice activists and politicians who have called for investigations that have shown Planned Parenthood didn’t violate any laws.