There is no perfect way to staff our judiciary, but the evidence is inescapable that the more money that goes into electing judges, the worse our state courts perform.
The leader of a national anti-choice lobby group said Sunday that Texas’ omnibus anti-abortion law was always intended to shutter legal abortion clinics.
The order prevents authorities in Louisiana from enforcing the law while clinics and providers continue to try and secure hospital admitting privileges.
In a matter of days, five of Texas’ eight legal abortion providers will operate under the Planned Parenthood banner, a special irony in light of state lawmakers’ professed hatred for the provider.
August 26 was Women’s Equality Day. But true to the spirit of Moral Mondays leader Rev. William Barber’s “moral fusion movement,” the discussion of “women’s issues” wasn’t limited to abortion or birth control.
The lawsuits challenging the contraception benefit in the Affordable Care Act are less about birth control and more about a larger strategy to use the First Amendment to challenge government regulatory power.
The new policy in Greece, New York, appears to cut out non-Christians and atheists from opening town meetings with an invocation.
A recent investigation by RH Reality Check demonstrates that Nebraska’s attorney general, like numerous others throughout the country, has particularly close relationships with extreme sections of the anti-choice movement, and that many extreme right-wing and fundamentalist Christian groups enjoy a high degree of access with government officials.
The Obama administration announced another change to the religious accommodation to the birth control benefit, and predictably conservatives hate it.
Until the Irish government repeals the Eighth Amendment and replaces the new unworkable law with policies that facilitate rather than obstruct access to abortion, women will continue to be seen simply as means to an end.