The 21st Century Women’s Health Act includes several provisions to both expand reproductive health-care access and improve research and public awareness on the topic.
South Dakota lawmaker Rep. Isaac Latterell (R-Tea) was unable to revive a bill that would have banned a medical procedure that is commonly used for abortion care.
Labor advocates say the rule change is necessary to reduce anti-union intimidation by employers.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, shifting his abortion stance ahead of his expected 2016 presidential bid, has for the first time said he would sign a ban on abortion after 20 weeks’ gestation and would support similar legislation at the federal level.
Nevada Republicans, after winning control of both chambers of the state legislature and the governor’s office in 2014, have pushed a far-right agenda that includes legislation to dismantle organized labor in the state.
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?
The Department of Justice announced Wednesday the findings of its two civil rights investigations related to the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri last August.
After months of delays and exercises in legislative futility, House Speaker John Boehner on Tuesday finally allowed the passage of a “clean” funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security that would not block any of President Obama’s actions to temporarily protect some unauthorized immigrants from deportation.
Less than a month after becoming the 20th municipal ordinance in the country to guarantee paid sick leave to workers, Philadelphia’s “Promoting Healthy Families and Workplaces” measure is coming under attack by a bill moving through the Republican-controlled state legislature this session.
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.