When does a legal right become theoretical instead of real? If you want to know the answer, take a look at what’s happening to reproductive rights.
The “small government” Republican and Tea Party majority in the House are seeking to put their big, intrusive footprint on the necks of District residents by inserting an amendment to the 2012 Financial Services Appropriations bill extending that ban for another year.
Utah is cutting support for special needs children in adoptive and foster families, forcing some families to return those children to the state. Meanwhile, the number of homeless children has skyrocketed. But of course, the far right wants to restrict women’s ability to decide whether, when and with whom to have children. It’s all about “life.”
Regions with more restrictive abortion policies and lower abortion rates have more google searches for the word “abortion.” Researchers at Children’s Hospital share their latest findings and posit why there may be a link between googling the term “abortion” and their desire to circumvent restrictive health and human rights policies.
A U.S. District Court has issued a final ruling declaring Nebraska’s recently enacted and misleadingly named “Women’s Health Protection Act” unconstitutional.
In its coverage of a new opinion released by Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, the Washington Post failed to do its job of presenting the facts, instead acting as a megaphone for the anti-choice agenda.
The judge presiding over the trial of Scott Roeder has opened the door to a dangerous legal defense for those who commit violent acts–even murder–against doctors who provide abortion.