The vote could affect a longstanding match of abortion funding Ping-Pong between local residents and the federal government.
D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton is taking a preemptive strike against a potential abortion ban.
While the Supreme Court took up marriage equality, the NRA and anti-abortion groups joined forces to block an important judicial appointment.
“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.”
By all accounts, the women’s rights advocates who fought to reauthorize VAWA never made EC a priority.
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When I stumbled into the world of politics and policy after law school I was surprised to see the dearth of women. In particular, there was lack of African American and multiracial women in elected office or even working on the issues that affected women and minorities the most.
A law designed to help catch serial rapists may have unintended consequences for pregnant women.
Some of the most vehement opponents of abortion are also against economic policies that can help struggling families, like paid family leave.
Every year when the anniversary of Roe v. Wade rolls around, I am troubled by the loud silences in our triumphant tales of struggle. As a history doctoral student who researches African Americans and abortion, the story I tell is quite different.