The federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour isn’t enough money to keep a single parent working full-time out of poverty, and it’s worth less every year due to inflation.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris will review whether the front group behind the Planned Parenthood attack videos violated any laws in making the deceitful recordings.
A group of Texas parents say the state has wrongfully denied their children birth certificates and therefore discriminated against those kids because of their parents’ immigration status.
A new lawsuit claims the former employee of the Harrison County Clerk’s office had her First Amendment rights violated when she was fired for refusing to process same-sex marriage licenses.
The officer confronted a crowd of activists who had begun locking arms and chanting in protest over the way he forcefully detained a 14-year-old. “The crowd was determined that the youth would NOT be harmed or killed and were fierce, as we know it’s a real possibility,” explained one witness, Kimberly Ellis.
Legislation that was intended to prevent discrimination and harassment of LGBTQ students in public schools failed to pass in the Senate last week, despite bipartisan support.
Republicans nationwide have urged their state attorneys general and governors to look into Planned Parenthood affiliate organizations.
After Maine Gov. Paul LePage made national news earlier this month by claiming to have “pocket vetoed” 19 bills that became law without his signature, messages started popping up in my inbox saying things like “An accidental win!” and “Maine—accidentally—outlaws shackling pregnant women?”
Before this year, no Republican has co-sponsored the bill to ensure that employers treat pregnant workers fairly.
Sen. Rand Paul and his anti-choice colleague Sen. Ted Cruz, both 2016 presidential contenders, have pushed to deny federal funding to Planned Parenthood in recent days.