Recent efforts by reproductive justice organizations in Cleveland, including New Voices Cleveland, show that women will not stand idly by and watch their rights be taken away or have others—be it mainstream media outlets, anti-choice organizations, or anti-woman politicians—dictate their health and safety needs through racist billboard campaigns.
As a continuing issue, the quiet, day-to-day use of sterilization as a weapon to infringe upon reproductive rights—especially those of disabled people—rarely bubbles up into the public consciousness.
In a key win for the Obama administration, D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Nina Pillard authored an opinion that should put to rest any remaining legal threats to the contraception benefit.
Though they’ve has been hailed by some as progress, the recommendations maintain the discriminatory and stigmatizing treatment of gay men by focusing on sexual orientation instead of testing history and status.
On Thursday, November 20, the first ever live-streamed abortion speak-out will feature a diverse group of 100 women who will discuss their personal experiences with abortion and abortion care.
Rather than respond to the merits of a lawsuit claiming the law is unconstitutional, attorneys for the State of Alabama claim they can’t understand the allegations in the complaint.
Thousands of women and children fleeing violence or abuse will soon be detained in American facilities run by profit-driven private prison companies—at the instruction of the Obama administration.
The issues might have changed, but the techniques now widely used by conservatives to distort science and, with it, public policy, remain the same.
Once a legislature accepts bogus facts, a larger problem can arise: Courts will frequently defer to the factual findings of state legislatures, which provides a gaping loophole for junk science to wend its way into judicial decisions all the way up to the Supreme Court.
A new mobile app, launched last week by the ACLU of Missouri, is designed to address the impunity with which law enforcement targets and treats communities of color.