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.
While the Supreme Court took up marriage equality, the NRA and anti-abortion groups joined forces to block an important judicial appointment.
For men to be trained not to rape, they have to learn what rape is.
A federal court strikes a bunch of abortion restrictions in Idaho, while another for-profit company tries and fight the birth control benefit.
Eighteen for-profit companies have filed lawsuits to overturn the birth control benefit in the Affordable Care Act, which requires that all insurance policies cover birth control without a co-pay as part of preventive care. These companies argue that including insurance coverage for birth control “violates their religious freedom.” Here’s a brief introduction to those companies and their cases.
Rep. Joe Salazar (D-Thornton) said this silly remark about women “popping” guns whenever they feel threatened on campuses, during Friday’s heated debate over gun legislation in Colorado. On Monday, he issued an apology. (via The Huffington Post)
The latest legal news on the contraception challenges and fight for reproductive justice in the states.
An extreme proposal for a total abortion ban doesn’t make it for a full vote.
Recognizing the public’s hostility toward candidates who want to ban abortion, a Colorado group offers to help candidates who want to conceal their anti-choice views from voters.
A handful of cases at the state level show how far women still have to go to be considered equal citizens under the law.