Some voters may just be coming back from summer vacation, but politicians and political action groups in New Jersey, Virginia, and Georgia are in full campaign mode.
Despite warnings from the state attorney general’s office that the proposal is illegal, communications regulators with ties to Care Net want to divert regulatory fines to the national crisis pregnancy center chain.
Under the new plan, abortion coverage will be eliminated for all State Health Benefit Plan members except in cases when the pregnant person’s life is in danger.
Former Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel announced that she is running for an open U.S. Senate seat in Georgia, while Virginia Republicans selected Bishop E.W. Jackson as their nominee for lieutenant governor in this year’s election.
Organizing in Georgia and Illinois shows that the domestic workers’ movement is not exclusive to predictable blue states.
For now, the rights of some of the most vulnerable people in Georgia are safe. But we must remain ever-vigilant to support those fragile rights.
Georgia wants to join the flood of states trying to force women to give birth by making abortion unaffordable.
Every year when the anniversary of Roe v. Wade rolls around, I am troubled by the loud silences in our triumphant tales of struggle. As a history doctoral student who researches African Americans and abortion, the story I tell is quite different.
The much maligned and now court embroiled so-called “fetal pain” ban in Georgia probably won’t be overturned, but Democrats will give it a try.
Don’t expect legislators opposed to reproductive rights to tread lightly in 2013 just because voters made it clear extreme approaches to health care aren’t popular, warned the American Civil Liberties Union in a media conference call Tuesday.