Mental health care practitioners in Oregon can no longer try to “convert” LGBTQ youth to heterosexuality, under a law passed last week by the state legislature.
The groups pledged to “vigorously resist” the alleged religious freedom violations in D.C.’s Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Act—but the violations they complain about aren’t actually in the law.
Congress could still try to overturn the District’s Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Act later through the appropriations process, but for now it appears that the law will go into effect.
Republicans in Congress voted Tuesday to overturn a new law that would protect women in Washington, D.C., from being fired due to their reproductive health-care choices.
Reproductive rights advocates were disappointed Tuesday when the U.S. Senate passed a bill reforming Medicare payments that also included Hyde Amendment language.
On Equal Pay Day, advocates and women members of Congress said that pay discrimination is no accident.
In an online letter posted on Wednesday, the White House threw its support behind state efforts to ban so-called conversion therapy for LGBTQ minors.
Some activists say proposed legislation doesn’t address all the ways so-called conversion therapy is actually practiced.
Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) is pushing a radical amendment to a human trafficking bill that would end the practice of granting automatic citizenship to all children born in the United States.
Labor advocates say the rule change is necessary to reduce anti-union intimidation by employers.