On Sunday night, the House voted to make averting a government shutdown contingent on delaying health care for women. Senate women are crying foul.
If the Supreme Court takes up the challenge to Arizona’s 20-week abortion ban, it could mean a direct shot to Roe v. Wade.
In addition to cases on abortion clinic buffer zones and legislative prayer, the Roberts Court may take up the question of whether, and when, employers must make temporary employment accommodations for pregnant workers.
Why is the right rejecting a treaty that has the potential to improve the lives of millions of people with disabilities around the world? Because of women’s reproductive health and the perceived weakening of parental rights and U.S. primacy.
A host of new lawsuits, including a class-action challenge, look to take down the Obama administration’s compromise rule for religiously affiliated nonprofits.
Will the Roberts Court weigh in on the contraception mandate this summer? And how is the fight over the contraception mandate connected to GOP efforts to defund Obamacare?
While Thursday’s Republican-led bill to slash food stamps is highly unlikely to pass the Senate, it shows the influence of the Tea Party as the ideological foundation for House Republican leadership—an ideology blind to the role food stamps play in the economy.
The long-term effects of a recent decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, especially as it relates to the current clinic closure crisis in Texas, doesn’t look good.
Two separate requests to hear challenges to the contraception mandate were filed Thursday, increasing the odds the Supreme Court will rule on the issue in June.
Bleak statistics not only underscore the urgent and ongoing need for safety-net programs such as the Title X national family planning program, they also demonstrate the significant potential gains to be made as the Affordable Care Act’s expansion of public and private insurance coverage gets underway on January 1, 2014.