Tennessee lawmakers have introduced multiple anti-choice bills in the wake of a constitutional amendment approved by voters that permits state lawmakers to pass laws regulating abortion.
The order, released Friday, agrees to hear challenges from Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee.
The Roberts Court on Monday denied review of a Louisiana ban on same-sex marriage, noting the federal appeals court has yet to rule, as well as two campaign finance related challenges.
Of course Obama’s plan, which is inspired by the Republican Tennessee governor’s initiative, is a good one—but the conservative outrage is still so thick you could choke on it.
A Tennessee lawmaker has filed a bill that would require physicians to provide women seeking an abortion with misleading state-mandated information. The bill is now one of multiple anti-choice bills that have already been filed in preparation for what is expected to be a legislative session full of attacks on reproductive rights in Tennessee.
The conservative Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals considers marriage equality bans in Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi the same day the Roberts Court considers stepping into the fray.
The Supreme Court gave equality advocates two rare victories in abortion and immigration battles in Arizona.
RH Reality Check recently asked its colleagues working to advance justice movements throughout the country to share what affected them most in 2014 and their greatest wish for 2015.
Republican gains in state legislatures with once-even partisan splits, along with one state’s amendment meant to open the flood gates for abortion restrictions, could spawn a spate of anti-choice legislation in 2015.
A New York grand jury failed to indict the officers involved in Eric Garner’s death, while the Roberts Court heard arguments in two big cases for equality advocates.