Welfare reform family caps punish the poor for having children. Repealing such laws sometimes creates common ground for pro-choice and “pro-life” groups.
An analysis of documents requested by two congressional committees from state departments of health and attorneys general show that states overwhelmingly share a muscular approach to regulating abortion, and there is virtually no evidence that patients are being harmed.
Democratic California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Monday that will protect the rights of transgender students, a move many LGBTQ activists hope will spur the passage of similar legislation in other states across the nation.
In California, AB 154 would increase the number of abortion providers by allowing trained certified nurse midwives, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants to provide early abortion care.
Swarthmore is among a number of colleges and universities that are being investigated by the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights for violating Title IX by creating a “hostile environment” and discouraging students from reporting or pursuing disciplinary action against sexual misconduct.
A recent decision out of San Francisco shows just how difficult it is to hold large corporations accountable through class-action lawsuits, thanks to the Roberts Court.
A group of anti-choice activists wants to stop Sacramento’s Women’s Health Specialists, a full-spectrum reproductive health-care provider, from moving into the same complex as a Women, Infants, and Children center.
A month since the Defense of Marriage Act was struck down, the limits of the decision are already being tested in federal courts across the country.
Amid calls for them to drop out of politics, New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner and San Diego Mayor Bob Filner—former congressional colleagues who have both been caught behaving badly around women—are standing their respective ground.
Bills like SB 138 in California will enable people like me to access health care, mental health services, birth control, and substance treatments without fear that a parent or partner will find out about it, saving out-of-pocket and state costs along the way.