Flint residents have for months implored city officials to act, complaining that the cloudy, foul-smelling water was causing a host of preventable problems, including skin lesions, hair loss, chemical-induced hypertension, and chronic respiratory disorders.
The plaintiffs in the lawsuit argue the law violates both the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment and the Equal Protection and Due Process Clauses of the 14th Amendment, and affects any union a magistrate may claim a religious objection to, such as LGBTQ, interracial, or interfaith pairings.
It’s time for U.S. advocates who condemn other governments that force women and girls to carry pregnancies to term to look at our own sexual and reproductive health policies, starting with the Helms Amendment, a funding restriction that turned 42 on Thursday.
Reproductive rights advocates filed a brief last week telling the Roberts Court to turn away a request to reinstate an Arkansas law that bans abortions at 12 weeks’ gestation.
The first-of-its-kind lawsuit challenges an exception to the Americans with Disabilities Act that prohibits the law from protecting transgender people.
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine (R) on Friday held a press conference in which he made what the attorneys describe as baseless allegations that Planned Parenthood affiliates in the state were improperly disposing of fetal tissue. DeWine also threatened to take legal action against Planned Parenthood.
Businesses in New York City would be required to provide freelance employees with contracts or face severe penalties, including jail time, if they did not pay freelance employees, according to a bill introduced this week in the New York City Council.
Robert Lewis Dear Jr. told attorneys and the court Wednesday that he was guilty in the siege of a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood that left three dead and nine injured.
On Tuesday, conservatives on the Court appeared willing to toss aside a foundation of our representative democracy as another form of “reverse racism.”
Even with federal protections and the state-level policies that mirror them, we don’t have the law enforcement tools to end a culture of anti-choice violence.