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.
We have come a long way toward declaring certain inalienable human rights, but too often issues that disproportionately affect women are left out.
A federal court finds that the state of Mississippi can’t enforce the provision of its TRAP law that mandates all doctors performing abortions have hospital admitting privileges.
Whether it’s the trial of Dr. Kermit Gosnell or the birth control benefit, the radical right wing has shown it has no problems manipulating the law to push its agenda.
Unlike in recent years, when the thrust of legislative activity was on regulating abortion, this year legislators seem to be focusing on banning abortion outright.
The governor has signed HB 57 into law, but women’s health and rights groups vow to challenge it in court.
As HB 57 gets signed into law, the clock starts ticking on the fate of every clinic in Alabama.
Science trumps ideology in the emergency contraception decision. Meanwhile, the depths of the anti-choice domestic terror network in Kansas become clearer.
Rachel Maddow reports on a new women’s health clinic opening on the site of Dr. George Tiller’s former clinic, to be run by a woman who worked for Dr. Tiller before he was murdered by anti-choice activists. Maddow also reports on a new TRAP law in Alabama designed to make it impossible to provide a safe and legal abortion in that state.