The federal courts are so far unanimous in rejecting claims that the Obama administration’s accommodation process to the birth control benefit burdens religious rights.
Democratic Texas lawmakers who have proposed a handful of new reproductive rights bills said Thursday that they know they have an uphill legislative battle, but that they refused to back down while anti-choice Republicans push for more restrictions on abortion care, sex education and reproductive health access.
Since 2012, the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, under the direction of Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal, has required all new facilities seeking to offer abortions to first get approval from the state.
Remember how a bunch of Republicans were enthusiastic about over-the-counter birth control before the election? Well, big surprise, all that enthusiasm has disappeared. There’s a lesson in this when dealing with politicians making promises about health-care access.
Most legislators—including lawmakers in California, Maine, and Minnesota—are attempting to close loopholes and make it more difficult for people to get around inoculation requirements. Some, however, are actually trying to make it easier for parents to say “no” to vaccines.
Making good on a campaign promise, Pennsylvania Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday announced the state will expand Medicaid to the full extent under the Affordable Care Act.
From Catholic hospitals to juries in Indiana, more and more pregnant people are finding themselves pitted against their pregnancies.
Under the auspices of protecting patient information, Pennsylvania lawmakers have once again introduced legislation designed as an impediment to signing up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
The day after House Republicans voted for the 56th time to repeal Obamacare, three congressional Republicans offered an alternative plan that would leave the decision on which “essential health benefits” to cover up to the states.
The decision from a federal court in Florida comes just before the Roberts Court considers stepping back into the legal fight over the birth control benefit.