Texas legislators, who slashed the state’s family planning funds in 2011, have returned with a new biannual budget that returns the money not through traditional providers, but through a new primary care health program.
Lost in a netherworld where it is less than a state and something other than a city, the District of Columbia is being used by right-wingers in Congress as a battleground on reproductive justice and much more.
A decision to let stand a federal appeals court ruling that Indiana can’t defund Planned Parenthood is good news, but it isn’t necessarily a signal from the Roberts court that the issue is over.
At a press conference on Capitol Hill, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand demonstrated bipartisan support for her proposal to remove the reporting and prosecution of sexual assault complaints in the military from the chain of command.
Having already asked lawmakers to take away commanders’ authority to overturn sexual assault convictions, Reid is now considering a measure that would entirely remove sexual assault cases from the chain of command.
A federal court judge Friday refused to grant an extension of time to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in a long-running case concerning access to emergency contraception.
Antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea presents a looming public health crisis that could be prevented.
Now that the voters have spoken, what’s going to happen next?
The vote could affect a longstanding match of abortion funding Ping-Pong between local residents and the federal government.
Unlike in recent years, when the thrust of legislative activity was on regulating abortion, this year legislators seem to be focusing on banning abortion outright.