As we acknowledge the passage of Hyde 38 years ago this month, it is important to look at how the amendment helped to usher in a wave of anti-choice legislation that has the most detrimental impacts on poor communities of color—especially in states like Mississippi.
Sen. Ted Cruz made two patently false statements at the Values Voter Summit on Friday when he said “Right now, the federal government is suing the Little Sisters of the Poor to try to force Catholic nuns to pay for abortion-inducing drugs.”
Sen. Patty Murray has introduced a bill that would both educate the public about emergency contraception and make it available to more rape survivors who go to the emergency room.
New data released by the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey shows that among the eleven major metropolitan areas with uninsured rates higher than the national average, seven of them are in states that have not expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.
Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) sent letters to the CEOs of CVS Health and Walgreens this month calling for them to correct a coding error that led to the illegal charges, and to provide remedies to women who had been unjustly charged.
Red State Women’s new initiative, “The Female Fact(Her),” relies on a few context-free statistics to try to convince female voters that the GOP is the party for them.
Monica Wehby, an Oregon Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, has been caught in plagiarism scandal, putting her campaign on the defensive.
Priests for Life told the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals that the Obama administration’s latest efforts to accommodate religious objections to the birth control benefit fell short.
Pennsylvania officials will look into $48 million in undisclosed spending in the roll out of Healthy PA, the state’s alternative to Medicaid expansion.
Republicans are never going to successfully repeal health-care reform, so instead they hope to use the courts to gut the most popular and important provisions and render the law a political liability for Democrats.