President Obama’s directive to delay inquiries into criminal records could move the government closer to outlawing disclosure of past felonies as a prerequisite for employment.
State investigators focused on the clinics’ handling of fetal tissue and found no evidence of wrongdoing, no different than the results of state investigations around the country.
The GOP-backed bill would require school boards to designate bathrooms and locker rooms as being exclusively for one gender.
The strike at a Texas immigrant detention facility has swelled to almost 500 since last Wednesday, according to Grassroots Leadership, an organization that forms part of a larger umbrella group known as Texans United for Families.
The closing of Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin’s Appleton North Health Center has left three abortion providers in the state, as the state’s GOP further restricts abortion rights.
China’s Communist Party announced Thursday that it would lift the decades-old one-child policy amid concerns about the country’s aging population and shrinking workforce.
A federal court ruled Thursday that state Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood affiliates must continue despite efforts by the Jindal administration to block the funds.
The Department of Defense found that there has been a 41 percent increase in syphilis cases among active service members since 2010. A report from the agency suggests the military should create targeted prevention campaigns.
Cruz, in a press release, used a clinic technician’s interest in fetal development to charge that the clinic employee thought abortion procedures were “cute.”
Wednesday’s ruling is the latest loss for GOP lawmakers trying to defund the reproductive health-care provider from state-run Medicaid programs.