Democratic lawmakers in Wisconsin are aiming to bolster penalties for businesses that commit wage theft, which impacts women employees at a much higher rate than men.
The recent fire in Pullman, Washington, caused significant damage to the reproductive health-care clinic, but did not result in any injuries to clinic staff or other personnel. Anti-choice advocates suggest no involvement in an interview with RH Reality Check.
Institutions that use fetal tissue for scientific research have found over the past month that they are vulnerable targets of anti-choice legislation pushed in legislatures across the country.
The story of an incarcerated woman in Alabama trying to get an abortion is a glimpse into the logical outcome of fetus-first legislation.
It’s no surprise that Planned Parenthood came up at the GOP debate, but the substance of that debate was less about Planned Parenthood and more about whether abortion should be legal in the United States at all.
Reps. André Jacque (R-De Pere) and Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc) circulated a draft of the bill this week and Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) promised a floor vote for the bill even though it hasn’t yet been formally introduced.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) said this week that he does not believe abortion is a personal decision, once again shifting away from his previous, more nuanced stance on abortion.
Walker’s latest austerity measures came just hours before he officially became a contender for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination.
The Republican-majority Wisconsin Assembly on Thursday passed a bill that will ban abortion at 20 weeks post-fertilization after a GOP lawmaker contended that the measure is not actually about abortion.
I know firsthand that for many people, poverty is often related to a lack of access to basic health care, including abortion. This growing burden, carried primarily by poor people, is a blind spot for many legislatures and courts around the country.