After Maine Gov. Paul LePage made national news earlier this month by claiming to have “pocket vetoed” 19 bills that became law without his signature, messages started popping up in my inbox saying things like “An accidental win!” and “Maine—accidentally—outlaws shackling pregnant women?”
The first round of legal challenges to the Supreme Court’s marriage equality ruling happened in Kentucky Monday.
Reproductive rights advocates filed a lawsuit in federal court Friday to prevent the sole licensed abortion clinic in Tuscaloosa from being forced to shut down by what advocates describe as an unnecessary state regulation.
A state court judge blocked a Florida measure on Tuesday that would add at least 24 hours and another trip to the physician for patients seeking abortion care. An appeal by the state means the measure can take effect anyway.
Same-sex couples in Michigan may have a harder time adopting children under new laws signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday that allow adoption agencies to deny anyone services based on the organization’s “sincerely held” religious beliefs.
A lawsuit filed in state court challenges a Florida law that requires patients visit their doctor 24 hours before they can have an abortion.
Stemming the tide of barriers to reproductive health care continues to require significant time and effort from countless dedicated individuals and organizations. It is hard work, but it is work worth doing to ensure that everyone has the ability to choose whether and when to have a child.
Amy Adele Hasinoff’s Sexting Panic: Rethinking Criminalization, Privacy, and Consent is a reasoned, if academic, look at the ways teens use social media and the Internet to flirt, seduce, and tease, often transmitting sexual images that are intended for private viewing.
A new survey of likely Texas voters shows that a majority believe that discrimination against LGBT Texans is either a “major” or a “minor” problem and that they would support a state law protecting LGBT Texans from employment discrimination.
A GOP-led Alabama house committee held hearings Wednesday on anti-choice bills that would restrict access to reproductive health care, with one proposal threatening to outlaw abortion before many women know they’re pregnant.