A bill that would increase North Carolina’s mandated waiting period for abortion from 24 hours to 72 hours received final approval Tuesday in the state’s GOP-led senate.
Lawmakers in the GOP-majority Oklahoma legislature passed a bill Thursday that would triple the state-mandated waiting period for women seeking abortions.
Employers intentionally misclassified workers to avoid federal labor protections, according to a settlement reached between 16 companies and the Department of Labor.
The Montana legislature over the weekend gave final approval to the state’s Medicaid expansion plan, sending the bill to the governor’s desk for a signature.
An Oklahoma senate committee passed a bill Monday that would increase the state’s mandatory waiting period for a woman seeking abortion care, with one Republican legislator comparing the decision to have an abortion to divorce proceedings.
The attack on Michelle Wilkins was an unfathomable act of cruelty. However, Colorado legislators must not use it as grounds for passing new feticide laws that will actually make pregnant women vulnerable to arrest and punishment.
An exemption-laden bill addressing discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people was passed Wednesday by the Republican-dominated Utah state legislature.
A bill to clarify the definition of rape—and close what some saw as a loophole—passed a Utah House Committee yesterday, but not before sparking some disturbing conversations about what constitutes rape.
Montana lawmakers held a committee hearing on a bill that would require some low-income residents to be drug tested to qualify for welfare assistance.
TLC defended its special, saying that the views it depicts are strictly those of the participants. What the network didn’t say was that many of the show’s participants are affiliated with organizations tied to the discredited “ex-gay” movement.