· · · · · 

Supreme Court Takes Up Challenges to Obamacare Birth Control Benefit

The Supreme Court on Friday announced it would review a series of cases brought by religiously affiliated nonprofits challenging the accommodation process for complying with the Affordable Care Act’s birth control benefit.

The Supreme Court on Friday announced it would review a series of cases brought by religiously affiliated nonprofits challenging the accommodation process for complying with the Affordable Care Act’s birth control benefit.

· · · · · 

New GOP Kentucky Governor Wants to Undo the State’s Health-Care Gains

Bevin's victory leaves in doubt the future of the program that provides health care to more than 400,000 low-income residents.

Bevin’s victory leaves in doubt the future of the program that provides health care to more than 400,000 low-income residents.

· · · · · 

Michigan’s Uninsured Rate Shrinks Under Obamacare Amid GOP Opposition

Michigan has seen a significant drop in the number of uninsured since the law went into effect, as the next ACA enrollment period is set to begin November 1.

Michigan has seen a significant drop in the number of uninsured since the law went into effect, as the next ACA enrollment period is set to begin November 1.

· · · · · 

Democratic Candidates Diverge on Health Care, Rally Around Family Leave

Each of the five Democratic presidential candidates supported the Affordable Care Act, but one candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), said he would go a step beyond Obamacare if he won the presidency.

Each of the five Democratic presidential candidates has supported the Affordable Care Act, but one candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), said during Tuesday’s debate he would go a step beyond Obamacare if he won the presidency.

· · · · · 

Another, More Feminist, World Is Possible

'The Feminist Utopia Project: Fifty-Seven Visions of a Wildly Better Future,' offers a panoply of exhilarating responses to the question of what an ideal world looks like. And the future these writers dream of isn’t just a desirable one. As far as they’re concerned, it is an achievable one too.

‘The Feminist Utopia Project: Fifty-Seven Visions of a Wildly Better Future,’ offers a panoply of exhilarating responses to the question of what an ideal world looks like. And the future these writers dream of isn’t just a desirable one. As far as they’re concerned, it is an achievable one too.

· · · · · 

Pro-Choice Ohio Lawmakers Hit Back Against GOP Abortion Restrictions

Republican Gov. John Kasich has overseen a systematic erosion of abortion access throughout Ohio during his tenure.

Ohio legislators unveiled a collection of bills last week that would repeal some of the state’s harshest anti-choice laws, many of which were passed in recent years by Ohio’s Republican-dominated state legislature.

· · · · · 

Why We Should All Be Afraid of the Coming Supreme Court Term

The Roberts Court hasn't decided all the cases it will take yet, but the ones on its docket show this term shaping up to be one of the most contentious during Chief Justice John Roberts' tenure.

The Roberts Court hasn’t decided all the cases it will take yet, but the ones on its docket show this term shaping up to be one of the most contentious during Chief Justice John Roberts’ tenure.

· · · · · 

The Hyde Amendment and Beyond: The Conservative Attack on Reproductive Health Care That Just Won’t Quit

Almost 40 years since the Hyde Amendment was first passed, another Supreme Court fight over reproductive health-care access and income inequality is shaping up.

Almost 40 years since the Hyde Amendment was first passed, another Supreme Court fight over reproductive health-care access and income inequality is shaping up.

· · · · · 

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Seattle’s Minimum Wage Hike

Businesses in New York City would be required to provide freelance employees with contracts or face severe penalties, including jail time, if they did not pay freelance employees, according to a bill introduced this week in the New York City Council.

Conservative business interests will likely appeal the decision to the U.S. Supreme Court.

· · · · · 

Federal Appeals Court Brings Fight Over Contraception Accommodation Closer to Supreme Court

A ruling Thursday that religiously affiliated nonprofits can avoid complying with the process for requesting an exemption to the Affordable Care Act's birth control benefit makes it more likely the Roberts Court will step in this fall.

A ruling Thursday that religiously affiliated nonprofits can avoid complying with the process for requesting an exemption to the Affordable Care Act’s birth control benefit makes it more likely the Roberts Court will step in this fall.

· · · · ·