The Alabama Supreme Court held there was nothing in the case to show that Georgia law allowed same-sex parents to adopt, since Georgia prohibits what is known as “second-parent adoptions.”
A decision Friday radically departs from the legal tradition of states recognizing court rulings from other states within their borders.
The virulently anti-choice, anti-gay Operation Save America spent a week in Alabama last month for its “Let Justice Roll” event. But local feminists met the invasion with calls for justice of their own.
California Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed one of the nation’s strictest mandatory vaccine bills. The state will no longer allow parents to claim a religious or personal exemption.
A Nevada forced parental notification bill unexpectedly cleared a legislative hurdle Thursday and appears set for a committee hearing next week.
The combination of mass incarceration and inflexible foster laws leads to an extraordinary, disproportionate punishment that overwhelmingly affects poor and minority women, an expert told RH Reality Check.
Many young people continue to lack confidential access to health care and that significantly obstructs their use of critical sexual and reproductive health services, such as birth control.
A parent’s freakout over the possibility that her teenage daughter might talk to a doctor without a parent present is an important reminder that adolescent rights to medical privacy are ill-defined and need to be clarified, to protect teenage health.
What’s the link between big money donors like the Koch brothers and the wave of anti-choice restrictions?
A case in Wisconsin further illustrates the recent trend of states policing pregnant women in the name of fetal rights, and it would appear the U.S. Catholic bishops had a role in the federal government shutdown.