The latest legal news on the contraception challenges and fight for reproductive justice in the states.
A little over a month into 2013, and one thing is absolutely certain: Anti-choice legislators aren’t going to let the damage that their war on women did to their fellow conservative politicians’ electoral prospects slow them down.
On this 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, we honor and celebrate US women’s legal right to abortion, and we reaffirm our commitment to ensuring that abortion is accessible to women everywhere, and that the promise of the decision is a reality for all of us.
If state judicial elections continue to be a big-money game, reproductive health and social justice could lose big.
Heather and Melissa Gartner were legally married in Iowa and had a daughter together, yet the state refuses to list them both as parents on their daughter’s birth certificate
Having more access to abortion doesn’t cause more women to get abortions, it simply makes them easier to obtain.
From the October 24th episode: Rachel Maddow explains that recent outrageous remarks about rape by Republicans Todd Akin and Richard Mourdock are not isolated but part of an extreme rightward veer by the Republican Party at the state and federal level since the 2012 midterm election. (Excuse the election info, outdated at this point!)
With a slew of judicial races to watch, voters showed they have little tolerance for overtly politicizing the bench.
Apparenty in Iowa, only politicians should decide if a woman’s health is at risk?
The Iowa anti-choice politician still refuses to accept contraception as part of American culture.