Anti-choicers are trying to accuse liberals of hypocrisy because the health insurance exchanges let people know “unborn children” are included in coverage. But the only hypocrites here are people who claim to support life but are trying to demonize attempts to get pregnant women health coverage.
What will it take to get people to recognize not just the racial disparity in death rates but the disparity in concern over U.S. Black women’s health and lives?
The challenges to the contraception mandate have very little to do with religious beliefs, the court held, and everything to do with a lack of corporate accountability.
During her speech accepting the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Family Planning in Seattle, Carole Joffe explained that although in many ways reproductive rights are under assault from state legislatures, “some things in the world of abortion provision are different—even arguably better” than they were in years past.
A federal judge said Wednesday that he would make a ruling on a lawsuit challenging parts of Texas’ new omnibus anti-choice law “as quickly as [he] can,” as the law is poised to go into effect next Tuesday.
While the teen has not been charged with a crime regarding the dead fetus, she has still faced death threats and public judgment for her actions.
In briefs filed Monday, both the Obama administration and the retail craft giant Hobby Lobby urged the Roberts Court to take up the challenges to the contraception mandate.
Opponents of Texas’ new omnibus anti-choice law went to court Monday morning to ask a federal judge to block two tenets of HB 2 that require abortion providers to secure admitting privileges at nearby hospitals and restrict the prescription of a medication abortion regimen.
The problem with the birth control benefit debate is that few are thinking about the competing religious liberty rights of women.
As Texas abortion providers head to court to challenge parts of the state’s new omnibus anti-choice law, representatives of a new reproductive health group say they will open abortion-providing ambulatory surgical centers to increase access to abortion in Texas.