A small town on the Georgia-Tennessee border voted to ban abortion clinics Monday because the city’s mayor wants to avoid anti-choice protesters who gather outside the clinics.
Mitch McConnell, John Boehner, and Harry Reid all won re-election to their leadership positions. But Elizabeth Warren’s inclusion in Democratic leadership could signal more progressive priorities.
The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday that it has committed up to $35 million to fund the clearance of rape kit backlogs across the country, in partnership with the Joyful Heart Foundation’s End the Backlog program.
Rather than respond to the merits of a lawsuit claiming the law is unconstitutional, attorneys for the State of Alabama claim they can’t understand the allegations in the complaint.
A new study finds that cervical cancer rates and HPV vaccination rates tend to move up and down together, suggesting once again that if more young women get vaccinated there will be fewer cases of cervical cancer.
There’s been a sea change in the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the right-wing lobbying group that crafted some wide-ranging legislation proposed and enacted by conservative legislatures across the country.
President Obama will announce an executive order as early as next week that will protect up to 5 million unauthorized immigrants from deportation and allow them to obtain work permits, the New York Times reported Thursday.
A new mobile app, launched last week by the ACLU of Missouri, is designed to address the impunity with which law enforcement targets and treats communities of color.
A federal lawsuit claims election officials improperly counted ballots of those who voted in favor of Amendment 1 but abstained from casting a vote in the gubernatorial election.
Mitch McConnell’s promise of no government shutdowns seems irreconcilable with his resolve to use the budget process to “push back” against Obama’s “executive overreach” on immigration reform.