Monday’s decision from the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals made a forceful case to the Roberts Court to block a similar Texas measure under consideration. Let’s hope the justices read the opinion.
The lawsuit filed in federal court Monday claims anti-choice lawmakers in Texas are playing political games with family planning funding. Again.
Bob Libal of Grassroots Leadership said that the state didn’t want to license detention centers as child-care facilities because there was an actual “emergency”; it sought to expedite the process and reduce the standards to meet the facilities’ needs.
College students in Texas and Montana are staging “Out of Silence,” a play meant to destigmatize abortion. The play includes a series of vignettes meant to illustrate how and why women decide to end their pregnancies.
The findings of this study suggest that the incidence of self-induced abortion may be proportionally higher in Texas than among women in the rest of the country.
Outside branches and corporate offices in Texas, New Mexico, and North Carolina, protesters this week brandished signs that read “Bank of Abortion” and urged customers to take their money elsewhere.
There’s been a flurry of activity at the Supreme Court around reproductive rights issues, but despite granting cases looking at the contraception benefit and Texas’ HB 2, the Court turned away a Planned Parenthood funding case and is sitting on another major abortion rights case.
This week, a Spanish town did not actually hold a clitoris festival, an economic analysis fears that as global temperatures rise our sex lives (and birth rates) will suffer, and new research suggests veterans suffer from sexual dysfunction.
A detainee participating in the weeks-long hunger strike at the T. Don Hutto Residential Center in Taylor, Texas, confirmed women are being transferred to other detention centers as punishment for participating in the strike, according to audio released Wednesday by Grassroots Leadership.
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy may be the last thing standing between religious conservatives and constitutionally protected abortion rights.