Congress could still try to overturn the District’s Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Act later through the appropriations process, but for now it appears that the law will go into effect.
The order from the Supreme Court Monday directs the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit to reconsider its decision that the birth control benefit accommodation process does not violate federal law.
The Roberts Court is set to make history when it hears oral arguments on whether or not state-level same-sex marriage bans are constitutional this week.
The Roberts Court could decide in May to take up a Mississippi law designed to close the state’s only abortion clinic.
Anticipating a loss this summer before the Roberts Court in the marriage equality cases, conservatives are now leaning on the precedent set by Hobby Lobby and McCullen v. Coakley.
In Gonzales, we were handed a devastating loss that set the stage for waves of restrictive and unscientific attacks on abortion rights. Those restrictions have come to a dangerous crest with the anti-choice community’s campaign against D and E abortions.
In an order issued late on April 15, the justice stayed a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Zubik v. Burwell.
The company’s vice president told Tristan Broussard that he could continue working at Tower Loan only if he signed a written statement “agreeing to act and be treated as female rather than as male while working for Tower Loan, including by dressing as female.”
So far, the Obama administration has been undefeated in defending the accommodation process to the birth control benefit in the Affordable Care Act. How long will that streak last?
Patel received a six-year sentence on the feticide charge, but that will be served concurrently with the 20-year sentence. She will spend five years on probation when she is released from prison.