Last Friday, the State of Alabama agreed to a settlement to resolve claims against it of National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) violations, but the fight for voting rights is far from over.
“If you read the letters from the women detained within Hutto, you’ll see this isn’t just about health care or the quality of food in detention; it’s about human rights violations,” a source with access to the women within Hutto told RH Reality Check
Attorneys for the State of Arizona asked a federal court to postpone a trial over claims abortions can be reversed because its expert in support of the mandate isn’t qualified to testify.
The new law spells out what young people across the state must learn and includes information about “sexual harassment, sexual assault, adolescent relationship abuse, intimate partner violence, and sex trafficking.”
It’s hard not to see this decision to eliminate 31 driver’s license satellite offices as intentionally burdening already-burdened people.
In the span of one year, at just one of the defendant’s hospitals, several patients with pregnancy complications were denied the care they needed and to which they were entitled under federal law, the complaint states.
The Kentucky clerk protesting marriage equality by refusing to issue marriage licenses pledged to continue to ignore court orders and block marriage licenses in the county.
A recent case in California highlights the ongoing threat that widespread Catholic-affiliated hospitals potentially pose to reproductive health care.
The contempt order comes on the heels of Davis’ continued refusal to comply with a district court order blocking her from implementing her “no marriage licenses” policy.
A lawsuit filed in federal court targets an ordinance that advocates claim leaves survivors of intimate partner violence forced to chose between calling the police for help or facing eviction.