Increasing support for family policy among lawmakers is encouraging—but what about the commitment of the private sector?
Attorneys for the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Center for Reproductive Rights have challenged a new regulation they argue threatens to make medication abortion unavailable in the state.
A veto in Arizona may have meant the demise of one attempt to further enshrine discrimination in the name of religious liberty, but the larger threat from the Supreme Court remains.
Victories in the realm of trans health care occasion so much celebration because of what health-care access can do; so many of the trans community’s immediate concerns are quite literally matters of life and death.
Friday’s ruling leaves in place a new ordinance that creates buffer zones at entrances to health-care facilities in the city while a legal challenge to its constitutionality moves forward.
“When I filed for a seat on the county Democratic Central Committee … I didn’t imagine I’d be facing off against a Neo-Confederate theocrat,” says Betsy Bury of her opponent, Rev. David Whitney.
State laws in Arizona, Kansas, Ohio, and elsewhere that would enshrine discrimination in the name of “religious liberty” have faced political setbacks, but a legal victory isn’t certain yet.
What is often lost in Black History Month are the contributions of Black women and the present-day concerns of all Black people in the United States.
Pregnant women and young families continue to face environmental, economic, and legislative hardships more than six weeks after a devastating chemical spill in West Virginia.
Much of the defense of the contraception mandate in the Affordable Care Act has focused on the public benefit to making contraception widely available and affordable. But there are a lot of reasons to uphold the mandate that have nothing to do with birth control.