A measure on the Colorado ballot has been compared to “fetal homicide” laws in dozens of states, but the measure is more far-reaching, and could subject pregnant women to prosecution for everything from choosing abortion to driving without wearing a seat belt.
In a new study, researchers from Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health found that women experiencing intimate partner violence, and who were unable to get the abortion they were seeking, were less likely to escape their abusive relationship.
The Roberts Court begins its latest term with a docket full of cases that should make many of us nervous.
After a federal judge in Alabama accepted a plea deal on charges of intimate partner violence, a growing chorus of voices are calling for his resignation.
The victim “acted in a manner which in whole or in part contributed to” her attack, says a statement attributed to Attorney General Kathleen Kane. Kane says she was unaware of the statement drafted by her office.
California has become the first state to enact a law requiring students at many schools to receive affirmative sexual consent.
Philadelphia is poised to pass a new ordinance aimed at toughening the punishment of crimes committed on the basis of someone’s gender identity or sexual orientation.
Eric Holder’s resignation comes as the Justice Department ramps up efforts to combat widespread racial and gender discrimination.
The lawsuit claims officials are withholding necessary medical care from Manning in violation of the Constitution.
At a time when the federal program that supports the hotline is providing a “modest increase” in funding after a reduction in funds three years ago, the NFL will provide what the hotline describes as “significant resources” for domestic violence programs.