Planned Parenthood Federation of America circulated a memo last week calling on Congress to fund four key women’s health issues, using both an omnibus appropriations bill and the annual defense authorization bill.
President Obama will announce an executive order as early as next week that will protect up to 5 million unauthorized immigrants from deportation and allow them to obtain work permits, the New York Times reported Thursday.
Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell, who will likely become majority leader if he wins his re-election campaign next week and if the Republicans win the Senate, has promised his base that a 20-week abortion ban is a priority for him.
At a time when the federal program that supports the hotline is providing a “modest increase” in funding after a reduction in funds three years ago, the NFL will provide what the hotline describes as “significant resources” for domestic violence programs.
After months of squabbling, Congress last week was unable to pass a budget bill that included funding to decrease the backlog in rape kits across the country.
On Thursday, the Senate rejected a last-minute Republican effort led by Sens. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) to scuttle President Obama’s current and future efforts at immigration reform.
Red State Women’s new initiative, “The Female Fact(Her),” relies on a few context-free statistics to try to convince female voters that the GOP is the party for them.
The entity formerly known as Planned Parenthood of Hidalgo County is making a major branding switch: from now on, the provider will be known as Access Esperanza Clinics.
The lawsuits seek the full incident report from the Michael Brown shooting and an order preventing the Ferguson, Missouri, police department from blocking citizens and the media from filming police activities.
The House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday voted to allow abortion coverage for Peace Corps volunteers in limited circumstances, indicating bipartisan support for a measure that the Senate Appropriations Committee voted for last week.