A report links an increase in Medicaid-paid births to diminished access to injectable contraception as a result of excluding Planned Parenthood affiliates from Texas’ Medicaid program.
Flint Mayor Karen Weaver’s call comes as a congressional hearing on the Flint water crisis gets underway Wednesday, and amid reports that the FBI has joined investigations into contamination of the city’s water supply.
Sandra Merritt was part of the Center for Medical Progress’ smear campaign against Planned Parenthood.
Maine’s work requirements made thousands of residents lose their food stamp benefits before the federal requirement went into effect.
A district court judge last week refused to grant David Daleiden’s request to submit to the U.S. Supreme Court video footage from the smear campaign against Planned Parenthood.
Georgia is one of three states, along with Alabama and South Carolina, to institute an admissions ban against undocumented students in public higher education. On Monday, more than 30 students staged classroom sit-ins at the University of Georgia, Georgia State University, and the Georgia Institute of Technology.
A Democratic-backed bill would require an “all gender” label on all single-occupancy toilet facilities in California businesses, government buildings, and public spaces.
Anti-choice legislation proliferates most in states with GOP-held legislatures, and the vast majority of bills are sponsored by Republican lawmakers.
Gavel Drop is a roundup of the good, bad, and absurd in the courts.
Gov. Matt Bevin has vowed to shut down Planned Parenthood’s new clinic, and Democrats have changed a bill that forces women to receive in-person consultation before accessing abortion care.