It looks like the Roberts Court may take up the Hobby Lobby contraception challenge, while other federal appellate courts refuse to buy the argument that corporations can exercise religious beliefs.
A proposed ban on abortion after 20 weeks in Albuquerque, New Mexico, would be “unconstitutional and unenforceable,” the state’s attorney general said Wednesday in a letter to a city council member.
I interview Feminste blogger Jill Filipovic about the increasing hostilities over abortion in New Mexico. Plus, I have two segments on conservative efforts to keep people from getting health care as the dawn of the Affordable Care Act fast approaches.
The Albuquerque City Council has scheduled a vote on a petitioned 20-week abortion ban in the city for November 19, after councilors questioned the constitutionality of the ordinance and “struggled with whether they were required to schedule a vote on the measure.”
On this episode of Reality Cast, Dr. Tracy Weitz talks about a new bill designed to expand access to safe abortion services in California. In another segment, I discuss how anti-choicers are upsetting people in New Mexico, and I have some good news about teen pregnancy.
The New Mexico Supreme Court ordered a hearing to resolve whether or not county clerks can move forward with issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
A move to ban abortion after 20 weeks in Albuquerque, New Mexico, has overcome its first hurdle to becoming municipal law.
A vote to ban abortion after 20 weeks in Albuquerque, New Mexico, won’t be taken in a high-turnout mayoral election this October, as anti-choice activists in the city had originally hoped.
This week, Mark Gietzen, chairman of the Kansas Coalition for Life, told the Huffington Post that he thinks South Wind Director Julie Burkhart is “trying to provoke an incident so she can say, ‘Look, these pro-lifers did something.’”
Anti-abortion rights activists have presented a petition to the Albuquerque City Council asking it to put a 20-week abortion ban to a citywide vote this fall.