Though substantively similar, the two states’ laws arrived at and passed their state legislatures in vastly different ways.
U.S. activists were instrumental to the passage of international domestic workers’ treaty—which the U.S. is unlikely to ratify in the near future.
The never-ending stream of legal challenges to the birth control benefit shows how focused the extreme right is on making safe, affordable health care an impossibility in this country.
Disclosure in every outlet in which they advertise, the potential for fines if they don’t properly adhere to the law: in many ways, CPCs are being asked to behave like reproductive health-care clinics.
Unlike in recent years, when the thrust of legislative activity was on regulating abortion, this year legislators seem to be focusing on banning abortion outright.
CPCs in the state are defending their right to lie in the face of a new Oregon bill.
“I thought the sick day ordinance could become an excuse for my servers or other employees to call in sick at the last minute and leave shifts unstaffed,” said a San Francisco restaurant owner. “Turns out, that hasn’t been a problem at all.”
Reproductive health and rights were once again the subject of extensive debate in state capitols in 2012. Over the course of the year, 42 states and the District of Columbia enacted 122 provisions related to reproductive health and rights. One-third of these new provisions, 43 in 19 states, sought to restrict access to abortion services.
If people are really concerned about the integrity of the voting system, the voters are the last place that needs extra scrutiny.
A “protest” turns violent in Oregon.