Amid reports of possible corruption and complaints of long waits for benefits have come calls for an investigation into the Medicaid privatization program championed by Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R).
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.
Latinas would have had to work until today, October 8, to catch up to what white men made last year alone.
“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.
Thursday’s ruling letting the ambulatory surgical center provisions of HB 2 take effect demonstrates the meaninglessness of the “undue burden” standard in the Fifth Circuit.
The unemployment rate in September was the lowest it has been in six years, according to new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, but wages still aren’t going up and some vulnerable populations still have high unemployment rates.
For a woman like “Maria,” a representative 26-year-old living in Texas’ Rio Grande Valley, obtaining a legal abortion procedure will now cost more than a month’s wages, not to mention considerable lost time. The car ride alone will take her about seven hours—a trip you can experience yourself in the following videos.