A federal judge in Florida ruled Ave Maria University did not have to comply with the Obama administration’s latest accommodation process for religiously affiliated nonprofits that object to coverage of contraception in insurance plans.
Attorneys from the Center for Reproductive Rights filed an emergency appeal with the Oklahoma Supreme Court asking them to blocking a ruling Wednesday that allowed new restrictions on medication abortions to take effect.
The ruling is the second this week to allow an anti-abortion restriction to take effect beginning November 1.
The ruling means a 2011 law that bans off-label use of abortion-inducting medications can take effect immediately.
The emergency request comes after a lower court ruled the law could take effect November 1.
Anti-choice protesters are irate that San Antonio officials won’t let them disgust people with bloody footage on a Jumbotron outside the Alamo. It’s time to ask why anti-choicers keep trying these gross-out techniques when they have no reason to think they’ll ever change people’s minds.
Gay, bisexual, and transgender inmates in California filed a class action lawsuit last week against a county and its sheriff, alleging that they are kept in a segregated ward called an “Alternative Lifestyle Tank,” essentially keeping them in solitary confinement and subjecting them to regular discrimination and harassment.
Attorneys the Center for Reproductive Rights say they’re planning to file an emergency appeal with the state supreme court.
The administration sought comments on how to define a closely held for-profit company and whether other reporting or enforcement steps might be appropriate to implement an exemption to the birth control benefit.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recently released an update to its guidelines that included an expansion discussion of sexual health for disabled teens. That’s an incredibly important addition—so why are so few media outlets covering it?