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Will Roberts Court Take Up Case Against Nation’s Most Radical Anti-Choice Law?

Almost three years after the passage and implementation of HB 2 the Roberts Court could finally weigh in on its constitutionality.

Almost three years after the passage and implementation of HB 2 the Roberts Court could finally weigh in on its constitutionality.

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Judge Won’t Dismiss Charges Against Baltimore Police in Death of Freddie Gray

Judge Barry Williams on Wednesday refused to dismiss charges against six Baltimore police officers who are charged in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year old Black man who suffered a severe spinal cord injury and died while in police custody.

Judge Barry Williams on Wednesday refused to dismiss charges against six Baltimore police officers in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year old Black man who suffered a severe spinal cord injury and died while in police custody.

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We Trust Black Women to Stand Up, Speak Out, and Lead

SisterSong and our partners and allies are committed to trusting Black women, telling the truth about our lives, and demanding that decision makers either stand with us or get out of the way.

SisterSong and our partners and allies are committed to trusting Black women, telling the truth about our lives, and demanding that decision makers either stand with us or get out of the way.

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McConnell: Defunding Planned Parenthood Isn’t Going to Happen

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell admitted the obvious truth: The Senate doesn't have the votes to defund Planned Parenthood, and even if it did, President Obama would never sign off on it.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell admitted the obvious: The Senate doesn’t have the votes to defund Planned Parenthood, and even if it did, President Obama would never sign off on it.

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Lawsuit Seeks to Keep Open Abortion Clinics in Ohio

A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday accuses the Kasich administration of a "deliberate strategy" to close clinics in the state.

A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday accuses the Kasich administration of a “deliberate strategy” to close clinics in the state.

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Federal Court: Employers Can Raise Moral Objections to Contraception

The decision from a Bush-appointed federal court judge greatly expands the basis for employers to object to complying with the Affordable Care Act's birth control benefit.

The decision from a Bush-appointed federal court judge greatly expands the basis for employers to object to complying with the Affordable Care Act’s birth control benefit.

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How a Tradition That Says ‘Thou Shalt Not Lie’ Justifies Deception

From abortion clinics being required to give medically inaccurate information to poorly conducted studies on the efficacy of same-sex parenting, conservative evangelicals seem to have no problem bending the truth to push a right-wing, anti-gay, anti-woman agenda.

From abortion clinics being required to give medically inaccurate information to poorly conducted studies on the efficacy of same-sex parenting, conservative evangelicals seem to have no problem bending the truth to push a right-wing, anti-gay, anti-woman agenda.

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Advocates: Domestic Violence Survivors Face Housing Instability Under Arizona Housing Ordinance

A lawsuit filed in federal court targets an ordinance that advocates claim leaves survivors of intimate partner violence forced to chose between calling the police for help or facing eviction.

A lawsuit filed in federal court targets an ordinance that advocates claim leaves survivors of intimate partner violence forced to chose between calling the police for help or facing eviction.

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Workers Get Big Boost in Latest Labor Board Decision

A ruling last week could open the doors for businesses like McDonald's to be held liable for the unlawful employment actions of its individual franchises.

A ruling last week could open the doors for businesses like McDonald’s to be held liable for the unlawful employment actions of its individual franchises.

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Texas Governor Hopes to Create Redundant Fetal Tissue Laws

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott he will seek to "eliminate and criminalize any sale or transaction of fetal tissue by an abortion clinic for any purpose whatsoever" as part of a his response to widely discredited videos targeting Planned Parenthood.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said he will seek to “eliminate and criminalize any sale or transaction of fetal tissue by an abortion clinic for any purpose whatsoever” as part of a his response to widely discredited videos targeting Planned Parenthood.

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