Attorneys for the State of Texas told the Roberts Court that closing all but eight clinics in the state is an “inconvenience” but not an undue burden on abortion rights.
A letter sent by 48 reproductive justice, drug policy reform, women’s rights, and civil liberties organizations called on Attorney General Eric Holder and the Department of Justice to renounce a policy of enhancing a criminal sentence for crimes committed while pregnant.
A recent police shooting in South Carolina illustrates the importance of video when it comes to issues of race and policing. It also reminds us, however, that video alone is not enough to overcome or combat the violence resulting from implicit bias.
An order issued Wednesday lifts an appeals court order blocking several portions of a 2013 North Carolina law designed to make voting harder in the state.
A new measure passed by Pittsburgh lawmakers would require employers to “reasonably accommodate” pregnant workers’ medical requests.
Tuesday the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals struck two more state-level same-sex marriage bans, setting the stage for marriage equality in at least 35 states.
“The fetus basically gets two lawyers to try and stop the minor from getting an abortion in a way that no other state’s law comes close to doing,” said Andrew Beck, one of the ACLU attorneys challenging the Alabama law on behalf of a Montgomery abortion clinic, arguing it is unconstitutional.
The University of Notre Dame has jumpstarted the efforts of religiously affiliated nonprofits to get the Roberts Court to weigh in on the accommodation to the birth control benefit.
Monday’s Supreme Court order denying review of seven same-sex marriage cases may not be as emotionally satisfying as a pro-equality ruling, but it has a similar effect nonetheless.
The Roberts Court begins its latest term with a docket full of cases that should make many of us nervous.