I have never heard anyone ask for some deeper reflection by a politician on the consequences of treating the lives of millions of people and families like so many political poker chips to bargain away at the election table.
Todd Flood, a special counsel leading the probe into Flint’s water contamination emergency, told the press that his team is taking the case “very seriously.”
Advocates say the law effectively criminalizes an entire population: pregnant people.
The lawsuit is the fourth challenge to the new law that regulates pregnancy-related centers, requiring facilities to post a public notice about access to abortion and birth control.
Reproductive rights advocates with the #FightBackTX Truth Tour have traveled around Texas this month to raise awareness about the negative effects anti-choice laws have had on abortion access.
The Trust Black Women Partnership, a collective of Black women-led organizations and advocates, released a solidarity statement with Black Lives Matter on Tuesday, reaffirming the shared roots of struggles for Black self-determination and bodily autonomy.
Attorneys challenging the measure argue it unduly burdens abortion rights and serves no legitimate health interest.
The bill drew heavily on copycat legislation, “The Born Alive Infant Protection Act,” authored by Americans United for Life, an anti-choice legislation mill.
A federal judge ruled Friday that nope, David Daleiden was not engaging in “journalism” when he concocted the video smear campaign against Planned Parenthood; plus more legal news.
Advocates said in a press statement that jail staff locked Rosa in a cell with exposed sewage and prevented him from showering. Rosa soon developed a testicular infection, they added.