As a continuing issue, the quiet, day-to-day use of sterilization as a weapon to infringe upon reproductive rights—especially those of disabled people—rarely bubbles up into the public consciousness.
Widely seen as the most expensive U.S. Senate race in history—spending has surpassed $100 million—the Southern Senatorial race, forecast as neck-and-neck, was a last hope for Democrats to hold onto a Senate majority before 2016.
North Carolina’s alarming infant mortality rate is a direct result of uninsured women not having access to quality health care. So why aren’t more advocates of Medicaid expansion talking about it?
When the North Carolina legislature in 2007 introduced a resolution expressing its “profound regret for the institution and lasting effects of slavery,” current Republican Senate nominee Thom Tillis, then a state representative, issued a statement in support of the resolution.
In an order issued Thursday night the Roberts Court ruled Wisconsin officials could not enforce voter identification requirements in the November general election.
An order issued Wednesday lifts an appeals court order blocking several portions of a 2013 North Carolina law designed to make voting harder in the state.
Monday’s Supreme Court order denying review of seven same-sex marriage cases may not be as emotionally satisfying as a pro-equality ruling, but it has a similar effect nonetheless.
During a panel session at the Values Voter Summit on Saturday, the head of the Susan B. Anthony List’s super PAC said the group will continue targeting incumbent Democratic Sens. Kay Hagan (NC), Mary Landrieu (LA), and Mark Pryor (AR) as extreme in their support of abortion rights.
New data released by the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey shows that among the eleven major metropolitan areas with uninsured rates higher than the national average, seven of them are in states that have not expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.
EMILY’s List, a political action committee that supports pro-choice women candidates, is putting its weight behind several women candidates running in traditionally conservative states in the midterm elections.