Tuesday the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals struck two more state-level same-sex marriage bans, setting the stage for marriage equality in at least 35 states.
“The fetus basically gets two lawyers to try and stop the minor from getting an abortion in a way that no other state’s law comes close to doing,” said Andrew Beck, one of the ACLU attorneys challenging the Alabama law on behalf of a Montgomery abortion clinic, arguing it is unconstitutional.
The University of Notre Dame has jumpstarted the efforts of religiously affiliated nonprofits to get the Roberts Court to weigh in on the accommodation to the birth control benefit.
Monday’s Supreme Court order denying review of seven same-sex marriage cases may not be as emotionally satisfying as a pro-equality ruling, but it has a similar effect nonetheless.
The Roberts Court begins its latest term with a docket full of cases that should make many of us nervous.
Thursday’s ruling letting the ambulatory surgical center provisions of HB 2 take effect demonstrates the meaninglessness of the “undue burden” standard in the Fifth Circuit.
A new lawsuit filed in state court argues a law signed by Gov. Fallin in May that requires doctors performing abortions to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital violates the Oklahoma Constitution.
A federal judge in Oklahoma ruled Tuesday that Affordable Care Act subsidies cannot go to residents of 36 states not running their own insurance exchanges.
HB 2684, which is set to take effect November 1, requires physicians to ignore decades of medical research, the opinion of leading medical organizations, and their own clinical experience, and instead administer medication abortion drugs according to an outdated and inferior regimen, the complaint charges.
Intrauterine devices (IUDs) and implants are highly effective at preventing pregnancy and safe for women of all ages. Many think they are the ideal contraceptive method for adolescent girls. The American Academy of Pediatrics weighed in this week.