The one-line order denying review means a suburban Milwaukee school district can’t have graduation ceremonies at a non-denominational evangelical Christian church.
President Obama has asked his staff to prepare an executive order banning employment discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity for employers who contract with the government, a White House official confirmed Monday.
The law, which will go into effect on July 1, places additional restrictions on abortions performed in the third trimester, and bans abortion at any point in a pregnancy if a doctor determines the fetus could survive outside the pregnant person’s body.
The Aderholt Amendment to the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act bans the use of Immigration and Customs Enforcement funds to pay for abortion care for detained women, potentially further limiting immigrant women’s access to care.
The exact cause of her death, which, according to the Associated Press, occurred “hours after she surrendered to serve a 48-hour sentence,” is unclear.
The unanimous ruling is the latest in the line of religious nonprofit challenges to the birth control benefit in the Affordable Care Act.
Modeled after a Texas law that was signed last summer, HB 388 requires abortion providers to obtain admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of the clinic where they perform abortions, imposes a forced 24-hour waiting period on surgical abortions, and reduces the number of abortions a doctor must perform in a given year to be considered an abortion provider.
Controversial anti-choice judicial nominee Michael Boggs will not be considered by the Senate Judiciary Committee this week, although the committee will go forward with six other candidates from a “package” of seven nominees that used to include Boggs.
The state’s health board held a public meeting addressing the status of the review process Thursday, a process that is expected to take months to complete and possibly years to implement.
Flanked by lawmakers and supporters, Democratic New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan signed a bill Tuesday that will create a 25-foot buffer zone around the five clinics that provide abortion services in the state.