A clinic in El Paso was forced to stop providing legal abortion care, and found no relief in a federal court on Wednesday when it asked for a restraining order against Texas’ omnibus anti-abortion law.
The Court announced it would not hear the appeal of the owners of a photography business who claim they have a constitutional right to refuse to photograph same-sex couples. The decision lets stand a state supreme court ruling that states business owners must provide services to LGBTQ couples the same way they do to heterosexual couples.
Young Women United and Strong Families New Mexico are two of the reproductive justice groups that recently helped defeat a significant anti-abortion ballot measure in Albuquerque. Here’s how they won.
As more courts recognize a patient’s privacy rights to make end-of-life health-care decisions, it’s become clear that what courts characterize as “fundamental rights” don’t apply to pregnant people.
After a proposed ordinance banning abortion after 20 weeks’ gestation was defeated in Albuquerque, another proposed 20-week abortion ban in neighboring Valencia County has also been defeated.
A unanimous decision by the New Mexico Supreme Court makes the state the 17th in the country to recognize marriage equality.
The proposed ban on abortion after 20 weeks’ gestation in Albuquerque may have been soundly defeated at the ballot box, but the reverberations from that vote are being felt across the state.
Though 2013 might have brought an array of new abortion restrictions and other setbacks for reproductive rights, there were also a number of reasons for pro-choice allies around the country to be proud this year. The staff of RH Reality Check notes some of the top pro-choice successes of 2013.
A new lawsuit claims Catholic-owned hospitals are negligent in treating pregnant people, while the Roberts Court takes up two challenges to the contraception mandate in the health-care reform law.
On this episode of Reality Cast, Scott Lemieux explains what exactly is going on with the contraception lawsuit Hobby Lobby is taking to the Supreme Court. I examine the diverging trends in Texas and New Mexico. Also, is the country finally, finally getting smarter about the problem of rape?