While the fee structure and amount is not unheard of, in a state where over a quarter of children live below the poverty line, spending $80,000 to pay experts to help defend a law designed to take health-care services away from poor people has been interpreted as particularly mean-spirited.
A state judge blocked a law imposing criminal penalties on providers who perform abortions without admitting privileges at a nearby hospital.
Some state governments would like to avoid implementing Obama’s Medicaid expansion. These are their alternative plans. [Via Upworthy.]
A flurry of legal activity over state-level abortion restrictions occupied much of the federal court’s attention last week.
Advocates challenging the law and attorneys for the state agreed to extend a temporary restraining order blocking a portion of HB 57 until March.
New York has been on the forefront of some of the most cutting-edge labor movements, but when it comes to child models, New York is behind more than 20 states that include child models in their state labor codes. That may soon change.
On Friday a federal judge blocked Alabama’s admitting privileges law from taking effect while a lawsuit on its merits proceeds.
In the battle over emergency contraception access, corporate interests win out over public health.
Legal representatives from the ACLU and Planned Parenthood filed suit to block an Alabama law designed to make abortion nearly impossible to access in the state.
Clinics may close because of a TRAP law in the state, but employers won’t be able to block birth control coverage.