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Federal Appeals Court Upholds Seattle’s Minimum Wage Hike

Businesses in New York City would be required to provide freelance employees with contracts or face severe penalties, including jail time, if they did not pay freelance employees, according to a bill introduced this week in the New York City Council.

Conservative business interests will likely appeal the decision to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Ninth Circuit Deals Blow to Group Behind Planned Parenthood Smear Videos

A three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday handed the National Abortion Federation a decisive victory in NAF's ongoing discovery battle with the Center for Medical Progress and its leader, David Daleiden (pictured).

In a decisive victory, the National Abortion Federation can now obtain a preliminary injunction blocking the Center for Medical Progress from releasing any further videos containing alleged stolen information.

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Defiant Clerk Released From Custody, Vows to Violate Court Order

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.

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.

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Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Defies Court Order on Same-Sex Marriage

In a one-sentence order issued Monday, the United States Supreme Court ruled against Kentucky clerk Kim Davis, who had sought relief from the high court to protect her from having to issue marriage licenses in Rowan County.

In a one-sentence order issued Monday, the United States Supreme Court ruled against Kentucky clerk Kim Davis, who had sought relief from the high court to protect her from having to issue marriage licenses in Rowan County.

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Obama Administration Revises ACA Contraception Rules—Again

The latest rules offer a work-around for those for-profit companies objecting to providing contraception coverage in their employee health insurance plans.

The latest rules offer a work-around for those for-profit companies objecting to providing contraception coverage in their employee health insurance plans.

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Marriage Equality Backlash: Kansas Governor Issues Anti-LGBTQ Executive Order

Kansas' Republican Governor Sam Brownback on Tuesday issued an executive order allowing clergy members to refuse to perform marriages of same-sex couples and permitting the continued discrimination against people based on their sexual orientation.

Kansas’ Republican Governor Sam Brownback on Tuesday issued an executive order allowing clergy members to refuse to perform marriages of same-sex couples and permitting the continued discrimination against people based on their sexual orientation.

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Supreme Court Ruling Creates Renewed Hopes for Medicaid Expansion in Red States

From Alaska to Tennessee, there are renewed calls for Medicaid expansion from activists in Republican-controlled states after the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision upholding a key provision of the Affordable Care Act.

From Alaska to Tennessee, there are renewed calls for Medicaid expansion from activists in Republican-controlled states after the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision upholding a key provision of the Affordable Care Act.

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Marriage Equality Could Be Health-Care Access Boon for LGBTQ Couples

Gay couples are less likely to have employer-sponsored health insurance than married heterosexual couples, but that may be about to change.

Gay couples are less likely to have employer-sponsored health insurance than married heterosexual couples, but that may be about to change.

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Supreme Court Rules for Marriage Equality

The 5-4 decision ends the flood of cases challenging state-wide same sex marriage bans across the country.

The 5-4 decision ends the flood of cases challenging statewide same-sex marriage bans across the country.

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Roberts Court Once More Rules in Favor of the Affordable Care Act

Conservatives opposed to the expansion of health-care access lost big before the Roberts Court Thursday as the Court ruled 6 to 3 that subsidies to purchase insurance be available nationwide.

Conservatives opposed to the expansion of health-care access lost big before the Roberts Court Thursday as the Court ruled 6 to 3 that subsidies to purchase insurance be available nationwide.

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