During oral arguments in a case challenging the state’s telemedicine abortion ban, Iowa Solicitor General Jeffery Thompson said he would not object to a ruling protecting abortion rights in the Iowa Constitution.
The lawsuit seeks to block a Seattle ordinance that boosts the minimum wage to $15 an hour.
A federal court in Pennsylvania was the first to uphold an abortion clinic buffer zone ordinance since the Supreme Court called into question the constitutionality of similar laws last summer.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday granted a request by the University of Notre Dame, directing that a federal appeals court take another look at its decision to order the university to comply with the birth control benefit in the Affordable Care Act.
Early signs point to another Obama administration victory before the Roberts Court on health-care reform. Will it be the last time the law appears before the Court?
Tuesday night’s ruling calls on probate judges across the state to ignore a federal court order and stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Can the abortion rate be reduced by improving social services? New data from the Brookings Institution suggests that answer is no, which makes sense: Women have abortions for more complex reasons than simply being too poor to parent.
Challengers get their second shot Wednesday to try and gut Obama’s historic health-care reform law. Will the chief justice stand in their way again?
That’s the question before the Roberts Court in a case that pits the religious rights of employees against the duty of an employer to accommodate them.
Supporters of the “men’s rights” movement claim to want to defend the interests of men in a supposedly female-dominated society. But if you give them a chance to share their views in a mainstream setting, their underlying misogyny becomes immediately apparent.