“Once you run and once you win with an unabashed progressive feminist standard, then it becomes easier for everybody else who’s running,” says the chair of the California Democratic Party Women’s Caucus about Boxer’s legacy.
Twice this week, conservatives have tried to draw false equivalences between slut-shaming and discouraging behavior that causes actual harm. Here’s why slut-shaming is wrong, but asking for corporate transparency or public transit etiquette is not.
The decision leaves in place an earlier ruling allowing a 2011 law restricting medication abortions to go into effect.
When determining whether to pardon the Salvadoran women incarcerated on abortion-related charges, the country’s National Criminology Council gave “unfavorable” recommendations for 12 of them based on factors such as “scarce economic resources.”
Even though the 113th Congress was the least productive in modern history, it did manage to do some work to proactively fight for reproductive rights.
The conservative Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals considers marriage equality bans in Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi the same day the Roberts Court considers stepping into the fray.
Texas’ omnibus anti-abortion access law, which in part requires abortion providers to operate as mini-hospitals, will return to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals this week.
In a recently published paper, a Quinnipiac University School of Law professor argues that technology should empower the state to end abortion via widespread use of artificial wombs.
Racism and classism often affect the judgments made by individuals and lawmakers: Negative perceptions inspire policies dramatically reducing the ability of people of color or people living in poverty to make their own decisions when it comes to abortion.
The unanimous decision overturns a lower court finding that a mother may be charged with civil child abuse and neglect because her newborn exhibited transitory and treatable side effects of methadone treatment that the woman received during pregnancy.