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California’s Proposed Budget Upholds ‘Racist, Sexist, Classist’ Policy

California is one of 15 states with rules that penalize low-income families for having children.

California is one of 15 states with rules that penalize low-income families for having children.

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California Crisis Pregnancy Centers Dealt a Double Blow in Court

The law, set to go into effect January 1, requires a public notice about access to abortion and birth control at pregnancy-related clinics statewide.

The law, set to go into effect January 1, requires a public notice about access to abortion and birth control at pregnancy-related clinics statewide.

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Anti-Choice Pastor Refuses to Follow Crisis Pregnancy Center Regulations

A California pastor is the latest to challenge to a consumer protection law that requires a public notice of reproductive health options at CPCs.

A California pastor who runs a mobile “pregnancy clinic” has filed the latest legal challenge to a consumer protection law that requires a public notice of reproductive health options for women.

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How Workers’ Comp Policies Leave Women to Fend for Themselves

"It's ironic and stunning that, on the one hand, we’ve seen incredible progress for women, yet on the other hand, they’re inundated with little bits of discrimination and people don’t really realize it," said Jenny Schwartz, partner at Outten & Golden, a national employment law firm.

“It’s ironic and stunning that, on the one hand, we’ve seen incredible progress for women, yet on the other hand, they’re inundated with little bits of discrimination and people don’t really realize it,” said Jenny Schwartz, partner at Outten & Golden, a national employment law firm.

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California Requires Crisis Pregnancy Centers to Tell the Truth

The Reproductive Freedom, Accountability, Comprehensive Care and Transparency Act would require licensed clinics that provide family planning or pregnancy-related services to provide a notice to consumers regarding their reproductive rights.

The Reproductive Freedom, Accountability, Comprehensive Care and Transparency Act would require licensed clinics that provide family planning or pregnancy-related services to provide a notice to consumers regarding their reproductive rights.

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California Schools Required to Teach Comprehensive Sex Ed in 2016

A new law, signed by Governor Jerry Brown early this month, will make California’s sex education among the most comprehensive in the country as it mandates that all schools address topics in ways that are accurate, unbiased, and affirming of LGBTQ students and families.

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.”

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California Workers Could See More Protection Against Wage Theft

The new legislation would give the California labor commissioner the ability to place a lien on the property of an employer cited for wage theft.

The new legislation would give the California labor commissioner the ability to place a lien on the property of an employer cited for wage theft.

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California Will Cover Transgender Inmate’s Gender Alignment Surgery

Multiple medical and mental health professionals argued that surgery was medically necessary for Shiloh Quine, and a way to treat gender dysphoria and relieve her depression.

Multiple medical and mental health professionals argued that surgery was medically necessary for Shiloh Quine, and a way to treat gender dysphoria and relieve her depression.

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Two-Thirds of California’s Uninsured Gain Coverage Through Obamacare

Prior to the coverage expansions created by the Affordable Care Act, California had the nation's largest population of uninsured non-elderly adults at nearly six million.

Prior to the coverage expansions created by the Affordable Care Act, California had the nation’s largest population of uninsured non-elderly adults at nearly six million.

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Maine’s New Anti-Shackling Law Was No ‘Accident’

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?”

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?”

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