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Fifth Circuit Rejects Challenge to Law Excluding Abortion Providers From Malpractice Protections

A ruling from the Fifth Circuit upholds a Louisiana law designed to drive providers from the state.

The decision sets a dangerous precedent for states seeking to evade judicial review of laws that violate federal constitutional rights and a new front in the right’s drive to bankrupt reproductive health-care providers.

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Legal Wrap: How Can We Hold Our Institutions Accountable?

Complaints against college administrators and private companies show the law is failing to hold our institutions accountable for illegal sex discrimination.

Complaints against college administrators and private companies show the law is failing to hold our institutions accountable for illegal sex discrimination.

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Supreme Court Strikes Anti-Prostitution Pledge for American Organizations Fighting HIV/AIDS

The Supreme Court ruled that requiring U.S. organizations fighting HIV/AIDS abroad to take an anti-prostitution pledge violates the First Amendment.

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With Big Decisions Still Pending, Roberts Court Targets Even More Civil Rights Laws

A senate bill could target doctors for anti-choice protests, while a house bill would ban private insurance coverage of abortion.

The Roberts Court may be waiting until the bitter end of its current term to deliver the much-awaited decisions on same-sex marriage, affirmative action, and voting rights, but as this term comes to a close the agenda of the conservative wing of the court couldn’t be clearer.

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Supreme Court Considers Entering Mandatory Ultrasound Debate

The Supreme Court could decide as early as Thursday whether its next term will include a major abortion-rights case.

The Supreme Court could decide as early as Thursday whether its next term will include a major abortion-rights case.

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Is Marriage Equality Almost Here? Six Possible Outcomes of the DOMA and Prop 8 Cases

Sacramento, California, November 22, 2008: Protest against the passage of Proposition 8.

The Supreme Court decisions on DOMA and Prop 8 are expected to come down this month. We’ll soon find out if the Court has chosen to advance the cause of marriage equality, or if it will it leave it for another day.

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Legal Wrap: Another Federal Court Re-Affirms Abortion Rights

Arizona's 20-week abortion ban falls, but that won't stop anti-choice legislators in D.C. from pushing ahead with their own version.

Arizona’s 20-week abortion ban falls, but that won’t stop anti-choice legislators in D.C. from pushing ahead with their own version.

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Reason for Concern as Roberts Court Agrees to Hear Government Prayer Case

On Thursday, the Senate is expected to vote on a provision that would allow bosses to use religion to discriminate against their lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender employees. That’s right—yet another effort to use religion as an excuse to discriminate.

The next Supreme Court term could be historic in re-defining religious liberty.

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